Thursday, February 26, 2015

Selma March 50th Anniversary

The Official Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Selma-to Montgomery March, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is March 5 – 9, 2015

Martin Goodman, Nieman Fellow ‘62 was at the original March reporting for the Washington Bureau of the Toronto Star, March 9, 1965 when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and hundreds of demonstration marchers were turned back from a planned civil rights voter registration march.
   Photo AP