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  • Filming at the King Center National Historic Site, final resting place of Martin Luther King Jr., for the 1999 ABC TV movie "Selma, Lord, Selma"

    Filming at the King Center National Historic Site, final resting place of Martin Luther King Jr., for the 1999 ABC TV movie "Selma, Lord, Selma" Credit: GDECD

"Selma, Lord, Selma" is the story of an 11-year old Alabama girl who in 1965 joins the famous civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, based on the book of the same name by Sheyann Webb, Rachel West and Frank Sikora. Charles Burnett directed the 1999 Walt DisneyPictures movie which aired on ABC television and starred Mackenzie Astin, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Clifton Powell.