Civil Rights in Paducah — the Legacy of Reverend W.G. Harvey

J.T. Crawford, 2012 The Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln’s executive order freeing slaves in the United States, went into effect January 1, 1863. Yet over a century later, full freedom for black Americans was not yet realized.  Segregation was fully entrenched in the hearts and minds of many Americans, and even though all were declared free … Continue reading Civil Rights in Paducah — the Legacy of Reverend W.G. Harvey