Selma’s “Bloody Sunday” commemorated for 54th year with bridge crossing reenactment

Attendees chant and march in protest of voter suppression. Photo by Morgan Hunt Glaze. In print Issue 11 of VOL 93, the above photo was miscredited to a photographer that was not Morgan Hunt Glaze. The Alabamian staff extends their deepest apologies to Ms. Hunt. In 1965, Martin Luther King Jr. attempted to lead a peaceful protest from Brown Chapel in Selma, Alabama, across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, to the state capital in Montgomery.   The march’s purpose was to raise protesters’ voices in regards to the disenfranchisement of African Americans voters. Upon their arrival to the now-infamous bridge, those assembled were...

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