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Creating Your Own Life-Changing Encounter
Originally Posted: 04/07/2015 - 11:08am | Type: Blog

Put simply: Our biases decrease when our encounters with “the other” increase. Last month I traveled to Selma, Ala., to commemorate the anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery mar ...

Selma: 'To Come Away Changed'
Originally Posted: 03/09/2015 - 7:34pm | Type: Blog

Selma changed the course of history by paving the way for the passage of the Voting Rights Act, but its impact didn’t end there. The spirit of Selma rippled outward, forever changing those who made the long jo ...

The Faces of a Movement
Originally Posted: 02/16/2015 - 2:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jenna Barnett Who's Who of "Selma" Selma , reviewed by Gareth Higgins in "Moved, or ...

Alabama Civil Rights Site Declared National Historic Landmark
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

Today, the Edmund Pettus Bridge, made famous on Bloody Sunday, was declared at National Historic Landmark, along with 12 other sites, by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. ...

Congressman John Lewis Tells the Story of the March from Selma to Montgomery (VIDEO)
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 7:21pm | Type: Blog

Congressman John Lewis boarded my bus from Tuscaloosa to Birmingham, and this living testament to nonviolent activism told us his story. This past weekend, The Faith and Politi ...