​March 7, 1965: Bloody Sunday Occurs

A group of almost 600 civil rights marchers are forcefully broken up in Selma, Alabama. The Selma to Montgomery marches, also known as Bloody Sunday and the two marches that followed, were marches and protests held in 1965, that marked the political and emotional peak of the American civil rights movement. All three marches were…

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