On to Montgomery

March 21, 1965 – In what had started as an effort aimed at repealing racist programs that prevented blacks from registering to vote, the March from Selma to Montgomery would eventually symbolize the epitome of the civil rights movement.  Dr. King would lead the third, and sucessful attempt with the protection of federal troops on a 3 day march that the world watched.

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