The resolution asks "every loyal citizen of the State, of every race, color, creed or persuasion, to stay at home or at his regular place of business--as far removed from the line of march and demonstrations as is possible--until the risk of...
This article from the Alabama Journal discusses the progress of the Selma to Montgomery March, describing conditions of the road and campsites; distances walked each day; protection provided by the National Guard; the leaders of the demonstration;...
This article from the Birmingham News discusses the extent of the order issued by U.S. District Judge Frank M. Johnson, which permitted and protected the Selma to Montgomery March: "The order.stops short of approving plans for a demonstration on...
This article from the Mobile Press-Register recounts the events of "Bloody Sunday," which some citizens claim "hastened the passage of the voting rights act by Congress" in 1965. It then examines current conditions for African Americans in the...
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