Bethlehem Press

Monday, July 13, 2020
PRESS PHOTOS BY DANA GRUBBFrankie West takes a knee in memory of George Floyd, repeating out loud, “I can’t breathe.” West continues to organize the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Civil Rights March, which ends at Martin Luther King Park on Carlton Avenue. West began participating in the march as a teenager and helped raise funds for the installation of monuments to Dr. King and his wife, Coretta.

Racism: One man’s thoughts

By DANA GRUBB in Local News

When he was only 4 years old, Frankie West’s parents decided to move their family north and ended up settling in Bethlehem. They had suffered one of the ultimate discriminatory experiences when, because of the color of their skin, they were...