Interview with Donie Jones


Donie Jones:

Oh, it was like a, a revival starting. That's where, that's what it was like. And he prayed so that night, I'm telling you the goddamn truth, you had to hold peoples to keep him from getting, getting' to him. Reverend King was a god- sent man, and he was a good man. He was friendly to the white and the black. He didn't have no two peoples to be friendly to. There was so many white folks in here taking pictures you know they take all those pictures so when you be out on the road walkin' it just a very few would stop and pick you up. It'd be the white ladies. Wouldn't be no man. Guess a lot of them here wanted to have something to do with it, but they were scared. They were scareder than we were. So …