Aerial Photograph of the March Reaching the Capitol Building

Selma: The Marches that Changed America

Today's post was written by Billy R. Glasco, Jr., archivist at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum The Selma Marches were a series of three marches that took place in 1965 between Selma and Montgomery, Alabama.¬†These marches were organized to protest the blocking¬†of Black Americans' right to vote by the systematic racist structure of … Continue reading Selma: The Marches that Changed America