Standing in front of the National Civil Rights Museum are members of the Grambling State University Concert Choir led by Professor Natorshau Davis, at left in a gray suite. To the right if her is Alpha Phi Alpha member Jeffery Harris. At right, in the museum’s sweatshirt is Jason Richardson, owner of JT Charters of Monroe, La. Photo by Clint Confehr

By Clint Confehr

MEMPHIS, TN — “This Little Light of Mine” exmplifies Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s philosophy.

That’s according to Professor Natorshau Marlean Davis, director of the Grambling State University Concert Choir. She brought 38 students to “help commemorate this auspicious occasion.”

She is proud to have brought the students to Memphis so they could meet Civil Rights workers.”

The students met several of the freedom riders and the Rev. Jesse Jackson.

Clint Confehr

Clint Confehr — an American journalist since 1972 — first wrote for The Tennessee Tribune in 1999. His news writing and photography in South Central Tennessee and the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical...