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First March from Selma

When You Pray,

Move Your Feet.

— African Proverb.

“When You Pray, Move Your Feet,”

Charles White(?), photographer, Selma, Alabama, March 7, 1965. 2,062 more words

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Movie Monday: Selma

Ava DuVernay! You did great work with this movie. The first 10-minutes captivated me. You see a well-dressed Martin uncomfortably receiving a Nobel Peace Prize award, but what comes next sets the tone for the whole movie. 292 more words

Black History Month

I'm Thankful!

Good morning everyone! I am thankful to be alive, in my right state of mind, and have my health and strength. I am also thankful for my family. 53 more words

100 Years

From Selma to Montgomery: The Selma Voting Rights Movement

This year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls on January 18, the anniversary of a march that Dr. King helped lead from Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church to the Selma Courthouse for the purpose of voter registration. 514 more words


WOC Wednesday: Amelia Boynton Richardson

Civil rights pioneer Amelia Boynton Richardson has died at the age of 104. While her passing is very sad, it’s worth it to us to acknowledge her long life and the change she was able to bring to the country by inviting Martin Luther King Jr. 405 more words