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NPS Presentation/Book Signing

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Deric Gilliard, Author of Living in the Shadows of a Legend: Unsung Heroes and Sheroes Who Marched With Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Presentation and Book Signing

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, join the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail in welcoming author Deric Gilliard.  Mr. Gilliard will speak at the event and be available to sign his book afterward.  His career as a journalist included writing for publications such as Time Magazine and USA Today Newspaper.  He worked as national communications director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference where he had the opportunity to work with Civil Rights leaders such as Dr. Joseph E. Lowery and Dick Gregory, and has been on the front lines of voter registration, burning of black churches, and more.  Mr. Gilliard currently serves as the public affairs advisor to the southeastern regional director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Atlanta, GA.

This event will take place at 1:00 PM at the Selma Interpretive Center at 2 Broad Street, Selma, AL 36701 on the newly renovated 3rd floor.  Books will be available for purchase at the event.

This event is open to the public and free of charge.


If you have questions, please call 334-872-0509.  More information about the history of the parks can be found at www.nps.gov/tuin, www.nps.gov/tuai or www.nps.gov/semo