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How to use Selma in a sentence
As a visible and generous participant in the civil rights movement, Davis sent airplanes filled with celebrity activists and hefty amounts of cash to support protesters and organizers, and he marched alongside Martin Luther King in Selma in 1965.The history fueling doubts over Britney Spears’s religious conversion|Rebecca Davis|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
In “Play Misty for Me,” Evelyn arguably symbolized America’s most deep-seated societal fears about what Selma might become if she read that book and took it to heart.Jessica Walter and George Segal personified a time when movies grew up|Ann Hornaday|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Of course, “JOHNLEWIS” was the civil rights leader who led the historic Selma march — Lewis was the entire theme of one puzzle.
Selma showed America that a Voting Rights Act was needed to make the promise of equality real.The Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage Is Our Selma|William J. Barber II|February 17, 2021|Time
The burnt wreckage of the old campus set ablaze by a Union general before he faced Forrest in Selma.The Fight Over Monuments of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest Holds a Lesson About Whiteness in America|Connor Towne O’Neill|July 13, 2020|Time
Rashad was there to celebrate the release of the Civil Rights drama Selma.Phylicia Rashad and the Cult of Cosby Truthers|Stereo Williams|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Having finally seen Selma on November 17, I must report, sadly, that I do not share the enthusiasm the film has generated so far.
Because I was living with this story, I watched closely as Hollywood considered making a film about Selma.
In 2009, Lee Daniels announced that he would direct Selma and that Liam Neeson would play President Lyndon Johnson.
Selma becomes a biopic in which the hero shines while those who worked beside him are overlooked or relegated to the sidelines.
But they had rested in the narrow house: their voice had ceased in Selma!
How are ye changed, my friends, since the days of Selma's feast!
She is like a sister to me, and to oblige me, would no doubt take Selma.
Life in Selma became worth living even as the chance of living it augmented.
Really the mortality among the unacclimated in the Selma district at that time was excessive.
Cultural definitions for Selma
City in south-central Alabama.