Stars for Freedom +50

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Before they reached the Alabama State Capitol building a half century ago, the Selma to Montgomery marchers paused in Montgomery for a night of music. What may have been the most star-studded concert in Alabama History was put on for them….the performers included Joan Baez, Hary Belafonte, Sammy Davis Junior. Tony Bennett, Frankie Laine, Nina Simone, Peter Paul and Mary, Mahalia Jackson, Dick Gregory, Leonard Bernstein, Nipsey Russel, Pete Seeger, Ruby Dee, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Perkins, Shelly Winters, Billy Eckstein, Alan King,

James Baldwin and others.
 
Alabama News Network presents a News Extra report by Tim Lennox…The Stars For Freedom + 50
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