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In the mid 1950s this group of Petersburg-area residents of Pageland was motivated to visit Washington, D.C.
Chasing the dream

It has been almost 50 years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Gerald “Mickey” Baker and Henry Edgeworth of Pageland were 21 and 24, respectively, when King died. 

Over 50 years these African Americans have seen many changes – but they say it is not enough.

The door to equality – for all Americans – has not been opened wide enough.

“We have not arrived,” Baker said.  “The struggle continues.”

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