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Selma, Alabama's "Bloody Sunday"

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on 14 March 2018

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Transcript of Selma, Alabama's "Bloody Sunday"

By Melissa Spurgeon
Selma, Alabama's "Bloody Sunday"
fight for civil rights led by MLK
Info on "Bloody Sunday"
Martin Luther King
important people
"Bloody Sunday"
Selma, Alabama
Alabama was a super racist place!
Did not have equal voting rights.
Edmund Pettus Bridge
Bad guy, KKK Grand Dragon
Alabama "Hero"
Died in 1907
Bridge was opened to the public in 1940, and was named after one of Alabama's "heroes"
The death of Jimmie Lee Jackson sparked the march
police beat nonviolent protesters with billy clubs and sprayed them with tear gas until they retreated or were hospitalized.
Lyndon B. Johnson
“This is Selma, Alabama. There are more negroes in jail with me than there are on the voting rolls.”
Amelia Boynton Robinson
John Lewis
James Reeb, died March 11, 1965
Viola Gregg Liuzzo, died March 25, 1965
Her birthday!!
assassinated by the KKK
Jonathan Daniels
attacked by white supremicists
died saving Ruby Sales from a bullet
civil rights act passed in 1965, African-Americans are allowed to vote
America is still prey racist just not as much as before.
That's all, folks!
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