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Charles Burnett in Selma Lord Selma

Selma Lord Selma

1999 TV-PG

Eleven-year-old Sheyann Webb (Jurnee Smollett) becomes an instrument of change in 1965 Alabama in this riveting and sometimes heartbreaking drama based on real events concerning a dark segment of American history: segregation. As the Rev. Martin Luther King sweeps through the countryside trying to register voters, Sheyann finds out just how oppressed her community truly is. MacKenzie Astin, Yolanda King and Clifton Powell co-star.

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