Before Jurnee Smollett-Bell was dodging slave catchers in Underground, she was hanging with Dr. King as an 11-year-old girl in Selma, Lord, Selma.

Once again, Dr. King is seen through the eyes of a kid and of course, many lessons are to be learned.

Add in some great singing moments and an emotional depiction of the Selma march attacks, and you have a MLK story that’ll have any classroom in their feelings.

Here’s to remembering. Happy MLK Day!

If You Didn’t Watch These MLK Movies As A Kid, Your Childhood Was Lost  was originally published on

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