Saturday, March 07, 2015

Selma Fifty Years Later

On March 7, 1965 around 600 people crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in an attempt to begin the Selma to Montgomery march. State troopers violently attacked the peaceful demonstrators in an attempt to stop the march for voting rights.

 




Comments

1. Leonard said...

How much progress have we really made since 1965?

2. Jesse said...

The similarities to Ferguson is so troubling. Reading the report sounds more like1965 than 2015

3. ManChild said...

We may have the right to vote, but when will we have the right to be Black

4. Wayne said...

These images are so similar to the tanks and special forces that descended of Ferguson Mo last summer.

5. Luke said...

Kevin McCarthy will be the highest ranking Republican member of Congress to attend the "Bloody Sunday" commemoration. Republican leaders were criticized Friday for being absent from the event

6. Steven said...

50 yeas and Black Lives still don't matter



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