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On 25 March 1965, Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent demonstrators to the steps of the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, after a 5-day, 54-mile march from Selma, Alabama, where local African Americans, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) had been campaigning for voting rights.
Reese was also president of the Selma Teachers Association, and in January 1965 he mobilized Selma's teachers to march as a group for their right to vote. Reese retired from teaching and from February 2015 until his death in April 2018, he was active as a minister at Selma's Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church. Reese was born in Selma, Alabama.
Darnetta was born on January 9, 1947 and passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019. Darnetta was a resident of Selma, Alabama at the time of passing.
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Joe was born on May 26, 1941 and passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017.. Joe was a resident of Selma, Alabama.. Memorial Services will be held Saturday March 18 2017 at 11:00 A.M. from Our Lady Queen Of Peace Catholic Church Washington St. Selma AL.
Summaries. A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. The unforgettable true story chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition.
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Selma focuses specifically on the voting rights movement where Dr. King and his followers led an historical march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to peacefully protest Alabama's segregated voting rights in order to obtain equality across the voting board.
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3/20/2015 · Selma to Montgomery March, 50 Years Later Fifty years ago on March 21, 1965, civil rights activists began a 54-mile march for voting rights from Selma to the state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.
1/21/2011 · In March 1965, thousands of people held a series of marches in the U.S. state of Alabama in an effort to get that right back. Their march from Selma to Montgomery, the capital, was a success, leading to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
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