19-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center, leads a group of civil rights workers and Selma black people in prayer on Feb. 1, 1965 in Selma, Alabama after they were arrested on charges of parading without a permit. More than 250 persons were arrested as they marched to the Dallas County courthouse as part of a voter registration drive.
Freedman's Cemetery This area of Dallas County was settled by former African American slaves shortly after the conclusion of the American Civil War. Freedman's Cemetery, a graveyard for African Americans, was established in 1869 on one acre of land purchased by trustee Sam Eakins. http://www.texasescapes.com/Cemeteries/Dallas-TX-Freedmans-Cemetery.htm
Texas Hardiness Zones. McKinney is considered to be in USDA Hardiness Zone 8. Many Spring-flowering bulbs should be planted in December or January. Some bulbs like Hyacinths and Tulips should be pre-chilled prior to planting. We are offering pre-chilled bulbs again this year, so please visit the store where you usually shop for details.