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Selma, Alabama, (Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965) | The Black Past ...


Between 1961 and 1964, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee ( SNCC) had led a voting registration campaign in Selma, the seat of Dallas County, ...

Selma to Montgomery March - Black History - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Selma to Montgomery March, including videos, interesting articles, ... Bloody Sunday 5min ... A group of 600 people set out on Sunday, March 7, but didn't get far before Alabama state troopers wielding whips,  ...

Selma to Montgomery March (1965) - King Encyclopedia


The campaign in Selma and nearby Marion, Alabama, progressed with mass arrests ... Television coverage of ''Bloody Sunday,'' as the event became known, ...

50 years after 'Bloody Sunday,' see photos of Selma then and now ...


Mar 7, 2015 ... Thousands descended on Selma, Alabama on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” a now infamous day in ...

March 7, 1965 | Civil Rights Marchers Attacked in Selma - The New ...


Mar 7, 2012 ... On March 7, 1965, state troopers and a sheriff's posse in Selma, Ala., attacked ... of civil rights marchers in Selma being beaten by Alabama police horrified ... The day of violence, which became known as Bloody Sunday, was ...

March 7, 1965 – “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama | Rhapsody in ...


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 ...

Bloody Sunday | Encyclopedia of Alabama


Dec 2, 2008 ... Bloody Sunday. Alston Fitts, Selma, Alabama. Bloody Sunday "Bloody Sunday" refers to the March 7, 1965, civil rights march that was ...

Today in History: March 7 - American Memory - Library of Congress


Nov 4, 2010 ... photographer, Selma, Alabama, March 7, 1965. ... Church to the foot of the Pettus bridge and into the event soon known as "Bloody Sunday.".

Timeline: The Selma-to-Montgomery marches - USA Today


Mar 6, 2015 ... "Bloody Sunday" was a catalyst for the passing of the Voting Rights Act of ... AP Marchers stream across the Alabama River in this March 21, ...

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We Shall Overcome -- Selma-to-Montgomery March


The Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, Alabama ... On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S. Route 80.

Remembering Selma'sBloody Sunday” - History in the Headlines


Mar 6, 2015 ... On the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” look back at the assault on civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, that led to the Voting Rights Act.

John Lewis - March from Selma to Montgomery, "Bloody Sunday,"


In 1965, at the height of the modern civil rights movement, activists organized a march for voting rights, from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, the state capital.