On Small Things Turning Into Something Big

You know something, Finley,” King said,“this could turn into something big.

On Small Things Turning Into Something Big

Martin Luther King didn’t know he was about to make history when he drove with a friend, Elliot Finley, to the first bus rally in Montgomery. The traffic got worse and worse until the two men ditched their car and started walking. Then it dawned on them: the meeting had caused the traffic jam.“You know something, Finley,” King said,“this could turn into something big.”

                                 -A Little History of the United States by James West Davidson

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