America's Journey For Justice
Maggie Linton traveled to Selma Alabama to interview the Foot soldiers who participated in the historic Voting Rights Marches from Selma to Montgomery. She also coveres the NAACP's America's Journey for Justice Opening Ceremony where they began their walk from Selma to Washington D.C. Below are extended interviews, videos and images.
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Maggie Linton joins Annie Pearl Avery, Living Legend and Foot Soldier as she gives insight on where it all began. Why it is important to vote, and her struggle with understanding the concept of non-violence.
Miss Annie Pearl Avery gives insight to a hideen gem in Selma Alabama. The Ancient Africa Enslavement and Civil War museum.
Maggie Linton speaks with Lynda Blackman Lowery, the youngest person to do the WHOLE march from Selma to Montgomery. She speaks about the importance of voting, and not understanding why people wouldnt vote. She also shares her experience with showing the President and first lady her scars from Bloody Sunday.
Lawrence Huggins joins Maggie Linton to share what it was like to march as a teacher. He shares how even some teachers weren't registered to vote although this is what they were teaching in schools. It was important to join the movement with them.