DuBois Integrity Academy students visited Selma last week

Published 9:33 am Monday, October 10, 2022

DuBois Integrity Academy, a Middle School from Atlanta, visited Selma last week.

The 450 students crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge during its visit and toured other parts of the Queen City.

Angel Seise, a member of DuBois Integrity Academy, said the visit commemorated the voting rights marches of 1965.

The event was organized by Selma City Councilman Michael Johnson. He was assisted by council members Lesia James and Atkin Jemison with the group’s visit to Selma.

Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. welcomed the group after they arrived in the city. He gave them a key to the city.

The Selma Youth Ambassadors also greeted the group.

Johnson said he enjoyed their visit. “It felt awesome,” Johnson said. “It was exciting to know that kids wanted to know about the history of Selma.”