Another thing that I would like to take a minute to talk about is Miss Joann Bland. She took us around the city of Selma today and showed us all of the historical landmarks as well as gave us her account of what happened on Bloody Sunday right here in Selma. Watching videos and reading books about a historical event is one thing, but being able to hear a personal account of what happened and interacting with her brings an entirely different experience with it. Miss Bland is so knowledgeable about all aspects of the moment and she is so fun to talk to and so willing to answer all of our questions.
All in all, Selma, Alabama has once again made a huge impact on my life. What I have been able to experience here in Selma today has not only opened my eyes to many of the problems of our society, it has absolutely inspired me to take a stand and