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Selma, Lord, Selma: Girlhood Memories of the Civil Rights Days by Sheyann WebbSheyann Webb was eight years old and Rachel West was nine when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. arrived in Selma, Alabama, on January 2, 1965. He came to organize non-violent demonstrations against discriminatory voting laws. Selma, Lord, Selma is their firsthand account of the events from that turbulent winter of 1965--events that changed not only the lives of these two little girls but the lives of all Alabamians and all Americans. From 1975 to 1979, award-winning journalist Frank Sikora conducted interviews with Webb and West, weaving their recollections into this luminous story of fear and courage, struggle and redemption that readers will discover is Selma, Lord, Selma.
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Sheyann tries to motivate her father to do likewise, but he doesn't believe in rocking the boat. When a caucasian Northern minister, Jonathan Daniels When a caucasian Northern minister, Jonathan Daniels Mackenzie Astin travels South to register Black voters, he stays with the West family and bonds with both young girls. Jimmy Lee Jackson Zach Rogers is killed during a protest and Reverend Daniels is gunned down by a bigot after he leaves jail. Although tear gas wrecks another demonstration, the groundswell of change rises up after Lyndon Johnson encourages the passage of the Civil Rights Bill. Flanked by her proud papa, Sheyan joins the March 21, march on Selma, Alabama. Based on Webb and West's joint childhood memoir and heralded as an eyewitness account of the Civil Rights struggle, this preachy lecture skims over sociopolitical events "Dateline"-style without establishing a vivid personal context.