State of Alabama. George Wallace, Governor; Albert J. Lingo, Director of the Alabama ... The first march took place on March 7, 1965, organized locally by Bevel, ... The violence of the "Bloody Sunday" and of Reeb's death led to a national ...
Between 1961 and 1964, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee ( SNCC) had led a voting registration campaign in Selma, the seat of Dallas County, ...
Mar 6, 2015 ... On March 7, 1965 around 600 people crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in an attempt to begin the Selma to Montgomery march.
Mar 7, 2012 ... On March 7, 1965, state troopers and a sheriff's posse in Selma, Ala., ... Bloody Sunday had a considerable effect on the civil rights movement.
Mar 7, 2009 ... On Sunday March 7, 1965 about six hundred people led by John Lewis and Hosea Williams began a fifty-four mile march from Selma, Alabama ...
On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S. Route 80. They got only as far as the Edmund Pettus ...
Mar 7, 2015 ... State troopers attack protestors on the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 7, 1965. Photo via Associated Press.
Mar 5, 2017 ... On March 7, 1965, images of police beating and throwing tear gas at 600 ... nationwide, capturing what is now known as "Bloody Sunday.".