People from Selma, Alabama

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  1. Alison Elizabeth Taylor

    Alison Elizabeth Taylor

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    American artist

  2. Amelia Boynton Robinson

    Amelia Boynton Robinson

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    American activist

  3. Ann Bedsole

    Ann Bedsole

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    Ann Smith Bedsole (born January 7, 1930), is a businesswoman, philanthropist, and a Republican politician from Mobile, Alabama. She is the first Republican woman to have been elected to the Alabama House of Representatives, in which she served from 1979 to 1983, and the first female ever elected to the Alabama State Senate, in which her tenure extended from 1983 to 1995.


  4. Annie Lee Cooper

    Annie Lee Cooper

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    Annie Lee Cooper (1910-2010) was an African-American civil rights activist in the 1965 Selma Voting Rights Movement who is best known for throwing a punch to the jaw of Selma Sheriff Jim Clark and knocking him off his feet. This occurred when he had hit her in the back of the neck with either a billy club or a cattle prod after she had been standing in line for hours at the Dallas County Courthouse in an attempt to register to vote. She was arrested and beaten, then held for 11 hours before being allowed to leave. Some in the sheriff's office wanted to charge her with attempted murder.


  5. Autherine Lucy

    Autherine Lucy

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    Autherine Juanita Lucy was the first black student to attend the University of Alabama, in 1956.


  6. Benjamin M. Miller

    Benjamin M. Miller

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    Benjamin Meek Miller (March 13, 1864 – February 6, 1944) was an American Democratic politician


  7. Benjamin Obomanu

    Benjamin Obomanu

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    American football wide receiver

  8. Benjamin S. Turner

    Benjamin S. Turner

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    American politician

  9. Bill Moss (musician)

    Bill Moss (musician)

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    Bill Moss (1931 – 25 June 2007) was an American Gospel music singer.


  10. Bull Connor

    Bull Connor

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    Birmingham, Alabama public safety commissioner during the Civil Rights Movement

  11. Cal Ramsey

    Cal Ramsey

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    American basketball player

  12. Candy Harris

    Candy Harris

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    American baseball player

  13. Charles Davis (basketball player, born 1984)

    Charles Davis (basketball player, born 1984)

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    Azerbaijani basketballer

  14. Cid Edwards

    Cid Edwards

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    American football player

  15. Clara Weaver Parrish

    Clara Weaver Parrish

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    Artist

  16. Clarence Rufus J. Rivers

    Clarence Rufus J. Rivers

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    Clarence Rufus J. Rivers (September 9, 1931 – November 21, 2004) was a priest and well-known composer of liturgical music. His work combined Roman Catholic worship with traditional African-American music. He wrote several books on music and spirituality as well.


  17. Craig Vetter

    Craig Vetter

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    Craig Vetter (born July 28, 1942, in Selma, Alabama) is an American enterpreneur and motorcycle designer. His work was acknowledged when in 1999 he was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.


  18. Curtis Berry

    Curtis Berry

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    A retired American professional basketball player

  19. David Abner

    David Abner

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    David Abner, Sr. (1826–1902) was an American legislator and former slave. He served in the Fourteenth Texas Legislature, where he represented the Fifth District and sat on the Education Committee. He also served as a delegate to the 1875 Texas Constitutional Convention.


  20. Ed Steele

    Ed Steele

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    Negro League Baseball player

  21. Edmund Pettus

    Edmund Pettus

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    Confederate Army general

  22. Eunice Walker Johnson

    Eunice Walker Johnson

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    American businesswoman and journalist

  23. Frank Warner (folklorist)

    Frank Warner (folklorist)

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    Francis M. "Frank" Warner (April 5, 1903 – February 27, 1978) was an American folk song collector, singer, musician, and YMCA executive. He and his wife Anne Warner (born Elizabeth Anne Locher, October 18, 1905 – April 26, 1991) collected and preserved many previously unpublished traditional songs from the eastern United States, including "Tom Dooley", "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands", "The Days of Forty-Nine", and "Gilgarrah Mountain", an Appalachian version of the song more widely known as "Whiskey in the Jar".


  24. Hattie Hooker Wilkins

    Hattie Hooker Wilkins

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    American politician and suffragist

  25. Hosken Powell

    Hosken Powell

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    American baseball player

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