Video can be found at Louisville Metro website.
5:20 PM - A Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs LLP representative of Walmart has referred to as the West Louisville Talks proposal as "nonstarter...not worth further discussing" because of logistical problems of contract renegotiation (which I would assume to be the city, the Newbridge Group LLC and Walmart.) The attorney presented a 4,100 signature petition from West Louisville for the Walmart plan.
5:24 PM - A Brown-Forman executive spoke as a proponent for the plans as standing.
I thought about this last night quite a bit. I can see how some would look at such a spectacle as ridiculous.
What I then tried to do was to look at this thing from the situation from the pastors, not necessarily adding any additional biases or baggage to the calculus. Rev. Charles Elliott Jr. is 80 years old. He is one of the dwindling number of people left who REALLY can say that they "marched with Dr. King," and be telling the truth.
Last night's meeting at Quinn Chapel A.M.E. church sought to shed some light where there has been a considerable amount of heat.
There has been more than a bit of misunderstanding and confusion among the groups holding opinion as the Walmart discussion and development project evolve.
West Louisville residents talk about community opportunities and Louisville Metro incentives and proposed benefits of the Walmart store during a community meeting at Quinn Chapel AME church, Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Photos by urban photojournalist Bud Dorsey
It seems that we have a big day tomorrow in West Louisville history. West Louisville Talk will be holding a community conversation at Quinn Chapel AME Church at 6 pm tomorrow, January 27 to discuss the New Bridge Crossing and Walmart development at Broadway and 18th Streets.
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