I Was There: Don McEvoy Remembers Selma

The recent release of the Oscar nominated film Selma inspires many conversations about both the historical events it represents and the film’s interpretation and retelling of those events. At Front Porch we have the privilege of working with individuals who carry these important pieces of our collective history with them. They were there. They experienced it first-hand.

We recently had the good fortune to meet with one of our many fascinating residents, Don McEvoy, and hear the story about his life’s work in the Civil Rights movement and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In this segment he talks about his reaction to the movie Selma….
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I Was There” video collection.

Don McEvoy is a resident at Wesley Palms Retirement Community. We’ll be posting more of his remarkable story in the weeks to come.