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March 1, 2014 7:51 PM

Merlene Davis: Minister who marched in 1964 in Frankfort for civil rights plans to attend commemoration

On March 5, 1964, the Rev. Louis A. Newby was just a young face in a crowd of 10,000 mostly black people who had gathered in Frankfort. They were hoping the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy and baseball great Jackie Robinson could push for a state law mandating equal access to public accommodations.

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