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Of Selma and History

Adam006This is one of a series of blog posts written by historians and filmmakers on the film Selma. The author, Adam Green, is associate professor of history at the University of Chicago. 

Left to right: André Holland plays Andrew Young, David Oyelowo plays Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Wendell Pierce plays Rev. Hosea Williams in SELMA, from Paramount Pictures, Pathé, and Harpo Films.

The Brouhaha over Selma

This is the second of a series of posts on AHA Today that will discuss the film Selma. The author, Sam Pollard, is an accomplished feature film and television video editor, and documentary producer/director whose work spans almost thirty years. He has received numerous Emmy and Peabody Awards, as well as collaborated a number of times with Spike Lee. Mr. Pollard recently completed as Producer/Director a 90-minute documentary titled August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand for the PBS series American Masters.