Martin Luther King Jr. and Vada Felder, to his left, greet Lucille Bishop Smith and other patrons Oct. 22, 1959, at the Majestic Theater in Fort Worth.
Martin Luther King Jr. and Vada Felder, to his left, greet Lucille Bishop Smith and other patrons Oct. 22, 1959, at the Majestic Theater in Fort Worth. Courtesy of Ron Abram and the Calvin Littlejohn Photographic Archive University of Texas at Austin Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Martin Luther King Jr. and Vada Felder, to his left, greet Lucille Bishop Smith and other patrons Oct. 22, 1959, at the Majestic Theater in Fort Worth. Courtesy of Ron Abram and the Calvin Littlejohn Photographic Archive University of Texas at Austin Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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