Texas Standard For April 4, 2018

April 4, 1968: a date that changed America. 50 years on, how do Texans remember the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.? Two weeks before, a choir from Prairie View A&M performed before Martin Luther King at the Lorraine Motel where King was assassinated. We talk with the leader of that choir and his brother who led a reenactment of the event in Memphis. And: The only African-American-owned bank in Texas expands to Atlanta. We’ll hear about the history of the bank, and why they’re moving beyond Texas borders. Also: A ruling in a challenge to Texas motor voter laws. Those stories and so much more today at the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardApril 4, 2018 11:45 am