March: Book Three Quotes

Andrew Aydin, John Lewis, and Nate Powell
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Once the smoke cleared, twenty-one children lay injured. Four young girls – Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley, and Denise McNair – were dead.
-- John Lewis (chapter 1 paragraph Frame 1)

Importance: This information is revealed as Lewis arrives at the church in Birmingham where the bombing occurred. The fact that Lewis lists the names of the four victims is significant, and a trend that occurs throughout the book. He is making certain that these victims are not forgotten.

We are going to stay here in Selma until every person of color can register and vote.”
-- John Lewis (chapter 1 paragraph Frame four)

Importance: Lewis is making the commitment to not only work toward ensuring that every black person can vote, but to continue the work until that goal is achieved.

I always thought the one thing we can do for this country that no one else can do is be above the race issue.”
-- John Lewis (chapter 1 paragraph Frame 5)

Importance: Moses is reacting to those who argue against letting whites be part...

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