Memories of the March

Georgia Davis Powers Remembers the March

Clip | 3m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

The grandniece of a slave, Georgia Davis Powers was the first African American and woman to be elected to the Kentucky State Senate back in 1967. Before holding office, she helped organize the March on Frankfort on March 5, 1964.

Aired: 08/25/13

Rating: NR

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