Sheyann Webb

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Birthday
17, 1956
Birthplace
Selma, AL
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
Selma, AL

About

Also known as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Smallest Freedom Fighter, she co-wrote Selma, Lord, Selma and marched in 1965's Bloody Sunday.

Before Fame

As one of the first black students to attend an all-white school, she was pushed down the stairs and spit on.

Trivia

She was the youngest person to attempt the 54-mile march to Montgomery, Alabama.

Family Life

She ditched school to attend meetings led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., despite warnings from her parents.

Associated With

Her book became a Walt Disney movie titled Selma, Lord, Selma.