Reader recommendation: In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma

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In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma is Bernard LaFayette Jr.’s account of aiding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., for voting rights. Written with Kathryn Lee Johnson, LaFayette’s memoir effectively captures the dangers the marchers faced.

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