William Waheed

New Book Tells Story of Dallas County Voting Rights Group

The Courageous Eight fought for Voting Rights for nearly two decades before inviting Dr. Martin Luther King to Selma in 1965

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A new book about the group known as the Courageous Eight — was featured at the ‘Lunch at the Library’ series at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library Thursday. Author William Waheed signed copies of his book — “The Courageous Eight. Hidden Figures of the Selma Voting Rights Movement.” Waheed said the Courageous Eight were all…