Atlanta Public Schools’ Superintendent and Selma native Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen Honored with Sullivan and Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson Foundation Award ATLANTA, GA and SELMA, AL– On Sun., March 8, 9:00 am CST at the historic Selma house where Dr. Martin Luther King, Ambassador Andrew Young, Rabbi Abraham Heschel, and the leaders of the Selma movement lived during the 1965 Voting Rights movement, Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen received the inaugural Sullivan and Richie Jean Sherrod
The Jackson Foundation would like to extend a note of gratitude to Mr. Victor Luckerson, and Time magazine for sharing the history, and legacy of the Jackson Home. Luckerson is a Montgomery native, and alumni of the University of Alabama. He is the former editor-in-chief for The Crimson White, and currently produces and reports for the Money and Business sections of Time magazine. Visit http://time.com/author/victor-luckerson for more of Luckerson's work for Time magazine.