Author speaks about voting rights march to Bronx Charter School for Better Learning students

Freedom marcher Jacqueline Woodson (c) with school staff.
Photo courtesy of Bronx Charter School for Better Learning

Bronx Charter School for Better Learning in Baychester hosted a talk by bestselling author Lynda Blackmon Lowery, author of ‘Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom’, who spoke to students about the Selma Voting Rights March of 1965. Lowery was a young person when she marched for voting rights with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The march went from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

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