Sunday, February 4, 2001

Through Spokane's eyes

'We felt it in our hearts'

By Rebecca Nappi
Interactive editor

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Kristy MacDonald - The Spokesman-Review
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  • "Just a bridge"
  • Walking across history
  • On living in Spokane in 1965
  • How things are today
  • Why nonviolent protest mattered
  • Impact of King on her life


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    Jerrelene Williamson, 68, lived in Spokane during the Selma to Montgomery March in 1965.

    Last summer, she and her husband, Sam, traveled to Alabama and walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a famous milestone in the march.

    In a recent interview, Williamson talked about her walk back in history and about the civil rights movement in Spokane and the rest of the nation.

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