‘Everybody Was On His Level’: St. Augustine Man Remembers MLK


James “Jimmy” Jackson was active in the battle for civil rights in St. Augustine. He was even caught at age 19 spying on a Ku Klux Klan rally and later met Martin Luther King Jr when he came to the Florida city. This is his story.

Jackson showed us the scene of a 1964 incident at the Monson Motor Lodge, which is now the Hilton Bayfront Hotel.

(Photos by Shamarria Morrison/WUFT News)

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