BLACK VOICES
01/15/2013 09:12 am ET

'Segregation Now' For Poor America More Than Black America

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Monday morning I ran 11 miles as part of my training for the Phoenix Rock 'n Roll Marathon this Sunday.

At mile 10.5, I ran up the steps of the capitol and tapped on the massive front wooden door, seen behind George Wallace in this picture.

The photograph was taken exactly 50 years ago Monday, the day Wallace was inaugurated governor and infamously declared "segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever."

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