(Photo:Carl Juste Miami Herald/MCT)
Elmore, 76 (front) and his son Terrence Nickleberry hold replicas of the placards the elder Nickleberry and others used during the Memphis Sanitation Strike. They stand outside the Lorraine Motel–the site of MLK’s assassination
They talk about his life, but will they speak of his death today….
Co Co and I were having a conversation the other night regarding how history has shaped us individually. I was transcribing the conversation with Ed Berliner and the break was needed. She said her generation didn’t go through what mine did even though she grew up in the south–which gave me pause but also made me smile.