Interview with James Figgs
QUESTION 2
INTERVIEWER:

How did people think of Dr. King? Did they see him in some way when he came here?

JAMES FIGGS:

Oh yes, ah, people, thinking of Dr. King when he came to Marks and, and having known and heard about, ah, his courageous action in Alabama, ah, it was just truly a Moses coming home to see us and to lead us to that promised land of housing and better schools and jobs.