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Artikler i aviser / på nettet - - Katolikker i Dialog Selma Civil Rights March 50th Anniversary

20. marts 2015

Fifty years ago, civil rights activists organized a march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to demand the right to vote in that deeply segregated state. When they were violently beaten by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, an event now known as “Bloody Sunday,” many faith leaders were moved to action. “When you saw black and white moving forward to get rid of segregation, get rid of misuse of people, it made a difference in all America,” says movement and march organizer Rev. C.T. Vivian, who famously confronted Selma’s notorious sheriff, Jim Clark, on the city’s courthouse steps

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