A bridge too far…

50 years ago today an attempt to cross a bridge in Alabama in a peaceful civil rights march ended in “Bloody Sunday”

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In the beginning of 1965, civil rights activists organized the three protest marches to walk the 54-mile highway from Selma to the Alabama state capital of Montgomery to show the desire of black American citizens to exercise their constitutional right to vote, in defiance of segregationist repression.

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