December 29, 2014 4:15 AM

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R.I.P. Martin Luther King. Your story has been told. Your legacy passed on. Your strategies for non-violent demonstrations shared. Your ability for changing hearts, minds and laws well-documented. Selma, in the most inspiring way, relays MLK's state of grace. It is a worthy homage befitting of America's most iconic Civil Rights Leader. A monumental achievement.

In 1965, African Americans, though guaranteed the right to vote under the 1870s 15th Amendment, were routinely denied the privilege and given literacy and civic tests filled with trivia few would know. In Selma, Alabama, Annie Lee Cooper (Oprah Winfrey) prepared herself for the de-humanizing poll ta...

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