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‘The world had a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I had an Uncle Martin’

Jawana Jackson-Richie

(WEAA)—Jawana Jackson-Richie shares her heartening story of living in a house with civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. 

The house in Selma, Alabama, where Jackson was raised and Dr. King often visited, is now a museum which tells a unique story of three generations. 

The Jackson home is the only private residence in the world to welcome as guests, the first two African-American Nobel Peace Prize recipients Dr. Ralph Bunche and Dr. King who stayed in the home and held private meetings regarding the historic Selma to Montgomery March.