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Joanne B.

Selma, AL, United States

I was a participant of the Voting Rights Struggle in Selma, Alabama in 1965, and I was part of the march on Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965 when peaceful marchers attempted to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge to walk from Selma to Montgomery to demand the right to vote from then governor George Wallace.

I was jailed along with other students numerous times for protesting the unjust laws of segregation. I have done educational tours on the Voting Rights Struggle for over 20 years. I now reside in Selma, Alabama, and conduct tours that revisit this troubling time in our Nation's history.

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Joanne provides the kind of tour--the kind of experience--in Selma that I don't think anyone could replicate. I am so glad we booked her for a tour. I heard from many members of my group that their time with Joanne was an especially meaningful part of their overall tour. She offered a perfect mix of factual and historical information, her own personal experience, and inspiration for action.
Sarah Speltz

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I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver at your request.

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