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Responding to a question from a Campbell Elementary School student about what he wants to do next, the Rev. James M. Kilby said he wants to write another book and someday meet and shake hands with President Barack Obama.

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Massive Resistance from an Eyewitness

Civil rights pioneer explains segregation to diverse group of students.

As the students assembled in a conference room at Campbell Elementary School, it was clear that the Rev. James M. Kilby had his work cut out for him. How would a 71-year-old civil rights pioneer explain massive resistance to this diverse crowd of students — a group that included not only whites and blacks but also Hispanics and Indians?


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