Saturday, June 13, 2009

Day 1 photos

The Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery

Dexter Ave. King Memorial Baptist Church, Dr. martin Luther King's church

This was the first White House of the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis lived here when the Confederate capitol was in Montgonery.

3 times peaceful black citizens tried to march to Montgomery for voting rights beginning on March 7, 1965. The 3 rd time they marched, they made it all the way to Montgomery after walking for 5 days.

Edmund Pettus Bridge, site of "Bloody Sunday"

March 7, 1965 where 600 peaceful marchers were stopped from leaving Selma, Al by police weilding billy clubs and tear fas

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