Documentary: When Oklahoma children changed civil rights historyBreaking News
tags: Martin Luther King, MLK
On Monday, people across the country honored Martin Luther King, Jr., remembering his legacy and movement that made some of the most progressive changes in centuries.
While many eyes were on him during the Civil Rights movement, a group of children were fighting for change right here in Oklahoma and now their story is coming to the surface more than 50 years later, through film.
It was August 19, 1958 when a group of children in Oklahoma City walked into Katz Drugstore, sat down at the lunch counter and asked for service.
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