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A lesson in civil rights

Activist, pastor recounts the fight for equality

January 21, 2013
By RAYMOND L. SMITH (rsmith@tribtoday.com) , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

When James Webb calmly spoke to a large phalanx of imposing Alabama state troopers in March 1965, the diminutive young man, just out of school, showed no fear as he told them the line of civil rights activists simply wanted to pray at the courthouse steps.

 
 
 

 

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