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"The Long Walk Home": The Cost of Taking a Stand

The Long Walk Home, a movie starring Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg, tells of the relationship between a white housewife, Miriam Thompson, and her black housekeeper, Odessa Cotter, during the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott. Miriam begins to sympathize with Odessa and her long, 9-mile walk to and from work. Defying her racist husband and the White Citizen's Council, she decides to drive Odessa twice a week and looks to help Odessa and her cause ...

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