Social Studies- Selma, AL

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Social Studies- Selma, AL

  1. 1. Selma, Alabama
  2. 2. Civil Rights
  3. 3. Civil Rights <ul><li>Blacks & whites in Selma marched in favor of voting right for all. </li></ul>
  4. 4. March 30, 1965 <ul><li>King and his wife lead a black voting rights march from Selma to the state capital in Montgomery. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Marchers were beat by the police when they reached the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
  6. 6. <ul><li>Today, people celebrate the march by making the walk from Selma to Montgomery (12 miles). </li></ul>

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