On this day in 1963, King called for racial and economic justice on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. On Wednesday, President Obama, along with former presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, stood in the same spot.
Almost 50 years ago, hundreds of thousands gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It was a march to fight for jobs and equal opportunities, featuring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who gave his groundbreaking “I Have a Dream” speech.
When John Johnston started coaching boys golf at Olivia High School, Lyndon B. Johnson was President. After 50 years, he just retired this week as the head coach of BOLD High School. “Not in any stretch of my imagination did I think I’d be doing this for that long,” Johnston said.
Chisholm, Minn. is a city that helped define the iron range. The homes and downtown have stood there for some time but it’s not the same as when iron ore was at a premium and the town was thriving. There is a constant that’s seen it all — and he’s still thriving on the basketball court.