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In "A Chorus of Faiths," a Tapestry of Faith program
The PBS series Eyes on the Prize, produced by Henry Hampton's production company, Blackside, Inc., gives a detailed account of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery in the episode "Bridge to Freedom," which includes eyewitness reflections.
Books that cover the Selma march include:
Learn about Unitarian Universalists' involvement in the Civil Rights Movement from The Arc of the Universe is Long: Unitarian Universalists: Anti-Racism and the Journey from Calgary by Leslie Takahashi Morris, Chip Roush, and Leon Spencer (Boston: Skinner House, 2009).
UU World offers an annotated time line from an article "From Selma to the Voting Rights Act of 1965," originally published in UU World magazine, May/June 2001.
Learn more about Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel's Civil Rights Era work by watching this Religion and Ethics Newsweekly episode or exploring the accompanying resources.
The United States Park Service offers a lesson plan on the Selma march and its significance in the Civil Rights Movement.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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