On the latest edition of "Yo! Just Checkin In" WJAB's Marcus Sims chats with Allison Dillon-Jauken of Arts Huntsville.Find out about the importance of Arts Huntsville and safe family friendly events, safe to attend during the pandemic. Click here to watch and listen.
On the latest edition of WJAB's " Yo! Just Checkin In" host Marcus Sims talks with William Hampton of Huntsville Revisited! William and Huntsville Revisited have helped archive Tennessee Valley history and tell the stories often forgotten about in this area.
He was born to sharecropper parents in Troy, Alabama. Social activism inspired him even as a young boy. He is a two-time HBCU graduate, Fisk University and American Baptist Theological Seminary (ABT). Even while in college he marched, protested, was arrested, beaten and still a great orator. Politics took him by storm. He rallied with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Viola Liuzzo, Amelia Boynton, President Barack Obama, just to name a few. The conscious of the U.S. Congress, Congressman-Rev. John Lewis, became quiet on Friday, July 17, 2020.