Profiles

Willie Caldwell

Willie Caldwell

“You got to ask the Lord to help you.”

Terence Nickleberry

Terence Nickleberry

“He’s taught me how to live, how to take care of family.”

Russ Wigginton

Russ Wigginton

“These workers’ backs were, in fact, against the wall.”

Helen Turner

Helen Turner

“It was hard. But we made it.”

Alura Frazier

Alura Frazier

“If you do right, right will follow you.”

Andrew Phillips

Andrew Phillips

“We need to… realize that we’re all Memphians. And the world is watching us.”

Michael McKenna

Michael McKenna

“I lose sight of… how hard it is for them outside of school.”

Baxter Leach

Baxter Leach

“My children walked with me in the march.”

Jamie Hopson

Jamie Hopson

“I’ve had a beautiful life.”

Leon Caldwell

Leon Caldwell

“We complain about what kids don’t know, but we never complain about what we don’t teach them.”

Charles McKinney

Charles McKinney

“These guys weren’t passive subjects of history. They were the objects of history. They drove the history in this town.”

June Robinson

June Robinson

“All of a sudden, everything had just broken loose. It was just chaos.”

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