In these first two segments, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.
WOSU News Archives For: January 18, 2010
Visitors at the King Arts Complex remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of the King holiday. They had varied opinions about how President Obama is carrying out King’s legacy.
Columbus resident and Georgia native Robert Peeples is a living legend. He was selected to serve with the Tuskegee Airmen in 1947 when the U.S. military was still segregated. This morning, Peeples will speak at a Martin Luther King Junior breakfast in Westerville. WOSU earlier spoke with Mr. Peeples about the message he’ll share and what he thinks about the future for this generation’s African-Americans. Click on the play button to hear the interview.
“Celebrate the Legacy: A Voice in The Crowd” is the name for this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr., observance at Veterans Memorial in Columbus.