George Wallace is dead and like many Americans, I am saddened by his departure. George Corley Wallace touched the lives of nearly every American. Governor Wallace touched my life in a rather profound way: he was family. I grew up in Bullock County, Alabama. Our oral family history recognized that George Wallace’s . . . → Read More: Wallace Wounded this Cousin, but Change Helped Him Heal
The recent re-enactment of the Selma to Montgomery March commemorating the 1965 Voting Rights March created reflections and caused comparisons. Older people reflected upon their lives thirty years ago, while young people tried to grasp the significance of that historic event.
Much has changed in thirty years. Then, Governor George Wallace was determined to . . . → Read More: Events In Selma Changed Our World