Alabama – Selma: Looking for Light

What were the city leaders thinking when they named their fledgling city Selma?  Had any of them read the namesake poem “Songs of Selma,” the 13th century epic filled with lament, death and destruction?  A store-front sized park, set where the Edmund Pettus Bridge crosses the Alabama River, even celebrates the poem’s title.  Driving theContinue reading “Alabama – Selma: Looking for Light”