3rd attempt to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge (marching from Selma to Montgomery) in the 1965 Voting Rights campaign in Selma, AL.  This third attempt drew over 8,000 people.  Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King are on the right hand side.

3rd attempt to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge (marching from Selma to Montgomery) in the 1965 Voting Rights campaign in Selma, AL. This third attempt drew over 8,000 people. Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King are on the right hand side.

Civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Martin Luther King, make their way from Selma to Montgomery on March 21, 1965 in Alabama, on the third leg of the Selma to Montgomery marches. The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks and represented the political and emotional peak of the modern civil rights movement. The first march took place on March 07, 1965 ("Bloody Sunday") when 600 civil rights marchers were attacked by state and local police. (Photo credit should read…

Civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Martin Luther King, make their way from Selma to Montgomery on March 21, 1965 in Alabama, on the third leg of the Selma to Montgomery marches. The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks and represented the political and emotional peak of the modern civil rights movement. The first march took place on March 07, 1965 ("Bloody Sunday") when 600 civil rights marchers were attacked by state and local police. (Photo credit should read…

Alabama state troopers attacking civil rights demonstrators on a Selma-to-Montgomery walk – March 7, 1965

Alabama state troopers attacking civil rights demonstrators on a Selma-to-Montgomery walk – March 7, 1965

Alabama state troopers attack John Lewis at the Edmund Pettis Bridge, Selma, Alabama (Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965)

Alabama state troopers attack John Lewis at the Edmund Pettis Bridge, Selma, Alabama (Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965)

Civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Martin Luther King (not pictured), arrive in front of the Brown Chapel AME Church in Montgomery from Selma on March 26, 1965 in Alabama, on the third leg of the Selma to Montgomery marches. The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks and represented the political and emotional peak of the modern civil rights movement. The first march took place on March 07, 1965 ("Bloody Sunday") when 600 civil rights marchers were attacked by state…

Civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Martin Luther King (not pictured), arrive in front of the Brown Chapel AME Church in Montgomery from Selma on March 26, 1965 in Alabama, on the third leg of the Selma to Montgomery marches. The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks and represented the political and emotional peak of the modern civil rights movement. The first march took place on March 07, 1965 ("Bloody Sunday") when 600 civil rights marchers were attacked by state…

On March 7, 1965, a group of 600 civil rights marchers is forcefully broken up in Selma, Alabama in what became known as "Bloody Sunday". Televised images of the brutal attack roused support for the U.S. civil rights movement.

On March 7, 1965, a group of 600 civil rights marchers is forcefully broken up in Selma, Alabama in what became known as "Bloody Sunday". Televised images of the brutal attack roused support for the U.S. civil rights movement.

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