February 25, 2021
Sheyann Webb-Christburg has built her career offering a voice for hope, justice and humanitarianism. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. named her the “Smallest Freedom Fighter” for her participation, at the age of 9, in the “Bloody Sunday” voter registration march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in 1965. She has spent her life ever since as a civil rights activist, author and youth advocate, using her stories of courage and overcoming adversity to inspire others.
The Elmhurst University Teach-In
Keynote, followed by optional breakout sessions on fighting racism and organizing for change.