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James Reeb (1933-1965) joined many Unitarian Universalist ministers who answered the call of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., to come to Selma in the wake of Bloody Sunday. While leaving a black-owned Selma diner with two other Unitarian ministers, Reeb was beaten by white assailants. He died of his injuries two days later.
For more information, visit the 2001 "Selma 1965" issue of the UU World.
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