The Youngest Marcher

The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist

In May 1963, 3,000 to 4,000 elementary and high school students marched to protest segregation and get arrested and jailed in Birmingham, Alabama. Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks was the youngest.

“…a book bound to be remembered in the pantheon of historical child heroes”

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A portion of proceeds from sales of this book are donated to the Jefferson County Head Start Program, where Audrey Faye Hendricks worked as an adult.