By Cynthia Levinson,Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks meant to head areas and do such things as anyone else.
So while she heard grown-ups speak about wiping out Birmingham’s segregation legislation, she spoke up. As she listened to the preacher’s phrases, gentle as glass, she sat up tall. And whilst she heard the plan—picket these white shops! March to protest these unfair legislation! Fill the jails!—she stepped correct up and stated, I’ll do it! She was once going to j-a-a-il!
Audrey Faye Hendricks used to be convinced and impressive and courageous as should be, and hers is the extraordinary and encouraging tale of 1 child’s function within the Civil Rights Movement.
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The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist by Cynthia Levinson,Vanessa Brantley-Newton