April 4th, 1968, Reverend Harold Middlebrook was just feet below the Lorraine Motel balcony as his friend, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., fell to the ground. Like Dr. King, the Civil Rights movement has consumed Middlebrook's life.
The House Government Operations Committee has recommended passing a
bill to dock welfare payments to parents of children who fail at a
school despite Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's opposition to the measure.