Selma to Montgomery, Alabama
Tending the wounded
Marchers cross bridge
Many were arrested.
Police set up a rope barricade.
Marchers stayed there for days.
We're gonna stand here 'till it falls, ‘Till it falls, ‘Till it falls, We're gonna stand here 'till it falls In Selma, Alabama.
The Supreme Court ruled that protesters had 1st Amendment right to march.
Sacrifice for Suffrage
This woman was killed by the KKK while on her way to join voter activists in Mississippi
Selma to Montgomery Part 2
Why march and risk personal injury?
People around world will convert to your cause if they see you on TV or on the front page of the newspaper.
Birmingham, Alabama 1963
Police use dogs to quell civil unrest in Birmingham, Ala. in May of 1963. Birmingham's police commissioner "Bull" Connor also allowed fire hoses to be turned on young civil rights demonstrators.