The "No Closings Caravan" began it's journey Thursday across Alabama's poor Black Belt region to protest the closing of 31 satellite driver's license offices after state budget cuts. The journey started in Union Springs before moving on to Tuskegee and hitting three other Black Belt counties later in the afternoon.

Let me begin this news article by saying that this is not an “objective news story” but a first person account of what happened last Thursday, August 28, 2014 when seven of us, including myself were arrested for trespassing, when we refused to leave the State Capitol in Montgomery at closing time.

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