A modern version of the African-American protest anthem “We Shall Overcome” played over a slideshow of photos from “After Selma” photographer Joshua Rashaad McFadden. His collection was displayed in the Carlson Gallery until Oct. 14.
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“Faith,” a photo from “After Selma” captures the emotion of an original foot soldier who marched again with the new generation 50 years later. The photography series compares the march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 to the recent oppression of black people.
I hope that the La Verne community will join me in mourning the passing of a true American hero, Brother Fred Shuttlesworth.
Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer During the Civil Rights Movement, a group of women used its authority as educators to fight for equal rights. A new book set for publication in late 2009 or early 2010 will examine the effect of African American women educators during this time. Assistant Professor of Education Cleveland Hayes contributed a […]