February 25: Kenneth Hahn Was the Only Elected Politician to Meet Martin Luther King Jr., 1961
By Sentinel News Staff
Published February 25, 2022
L-R: Rev. Dr. James H. Hargett, Supervisor Kenneth Hahn, Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. Larry Odom. (courtesy photo)
Kenneth Hahn was the only elected politician to meet Reverent Martin Luther King Jr. at the airport when he visited Los Angeles in 1961. This is something that still resonates deeply within the African American community to this day.