Small feet for big changes
Sheyann decided while standing outside of the Brown chapel AME in her town that she was going to stand for change! she would fight for justice
Sheyann was 8 years old. Outside the church she heard people protesting for equality. They wanted to vote. She saw Dr.King and heard his friend, Hosea Williams say when you vote, then you are free. But, Her parents didn't vote, weren't they Free?
what were some of the reasons many black people didn't vote?
She decided to stop going to school and attended rallies, learning about non violent protests and other injustices.
How does this song make you feel? what is the purpose of it?
literacy tests,grandfather clause, Poll tax
jim crow laws
what were some of the obstacles black people faced in Alabama?
Write about one thing that you would like change? How would you do it? What sacrifices might you have to make? Do you have a song that motivates you?