A Journey to Remember

WKU photo faculty member Tim Broekema, working with AARP Bulletin Today and former WKU graduate Mark T. Osler put together this mini-documentary film looking back at the history of Deland, Fla. legislator Joyce Cusack.

Cusack never dreamed that she would see an African American as president of the United States. But the former Florida state representative and superdelegate to the 2008 Democratic National Convention will be among the crowds streaming into Washington to witness the inauguration of Barack Obama.

On the eve of the inauguration, Cusack and other members of the class of 1960 at DeLand’s segregated Euclid High School reminisce about the lunch counter sit-ins they organized and their experiences as students during the Civil Rights Movement.

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