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The Daily Beast
May 1, 2013
Fifty years ago this month, Charles Avery left his high school in Jefferson County, Alabama to lead about 800 of his fellow students on a 10-mile walk to Birmingham City. They were stopped by the sheriff’s department, arrested, and jailed. “I was put in the paddy wagon with Dick Gregory and his writer,” says Avery, who was 18 at the time, and president of his senior class. “I would never forget that day.”
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