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Time Capsule: Civil Rights Leader Praises Lester Maddox in 1990 Comeback Bid

Civil rights leader Hosea L. Williams all but endorsed Lester G. Maddox’s ill-fated bid to return to the Georgia governor’s mansion in 1990.

The blunt-spoken Williams, a fearless and confrontational activist who worked closely with the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.,… Read more ...