Booker T. Booker was completing his degree at Alabama State University, driving the 50 miles from Selma, Alabama to the school every night. What many didn’t know is that Booker was smuggling teachers, students, farmers and anyone else who wanted to join the history-making civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to the state capitol in Montgomery.
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A month-long celebration in January honoring civil rights legends who paved the way as we approach the 50th anniversary of the historic Selma to Montgomery marches led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that changed the trajectory of America forever.
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