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March 11

James Reeb

1965 – James Reeb, a Unitarian minister, died in Selma, Alabama. Two days earlier, he was attacked by segregationists during a civil rights march. He was one of more than 125 Unitarian Universalist ministers who answered Martin Luther King’s call to march in support of voting rights for black Americans. Read more about James Reeb.

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