Kathryn Koesy, Staff Writer
Daily Tar Heel


Following in the footsteps of decades past, a chorus of voices on Franklin Street rang in unity early Monday morning.

“I ain’t gonna let nobody turn me around, gonna keep on walking, keep on talking, marching up to freedom land,” they sung.

Decades after the Civil Rights Movement, many in the Rogers Road community said they are still fighting a battle for social equality. Hundreds gathered at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day rally and march to commemorate the leader’s life.

“This rally is so important because you must have a vision, and this visionary gave me a vision,” said the Rev. Robert Campbell, who was the keynote speaker at the event. (read the full story here)