By this time another group of kids had come down from Nashville. So 22 of us spent the night in the Birmingham bus station with the Klan marching around outside.
For 1961 there was a picture of me in the hospital. So many people had gone through so much more. I started crying. I shouldn't be up there.
He invited me to go to church with him after the stand-ins.
We were having a celebration for the integration of the movie theaters when we got word of the bus-burning.
He pulled out a paperback of Dr. King's book, 'Stride Toward Freedom,' about the Montgomery bus boycott. He said, 'Read this.' He was bright enough to realize violence was not the answer.