The True Hero of Selma

By Byron Williams How should we judge former President Lyndon Johnson based on the newly released and widely acclaimed movie “Selma”? Was he a reluctant, foot-dragging politician, or one of its heroes?

Some close to the Johnson legacy feel the movie that depicts the bloody civil rights campaign in Selma, Alabama that led to the 1965 Voting Rights Act has irresponsibly taken artistic license to portray Johnson as more of an obstructionist to Martin Luther King than an ally.

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