Black Voting Rights: Black Americans Were Lynched And Disenfranchised By Democrats
Black Then | Long Before Selma, Octavius Catto, A Pioneer Of Black Assertion In Philadelphia, Led The Fight For Black Voting Rights
A Rare Victory for Black Voting Rights in the South
"Selma" provides a snapshot of the SCLC and SNCC efforts to end suppression of Black voting rights in the South via the Selma to Montgomery marches of 1965.
52 years ago, this speech changed the course of black voting rights in America | Medium Fannie Lou Hamer was ‘sick and tired of being sick and tired,’ and she told the 1964 Democratic National Convention
Sister Antona Ebo, a Franciscan nun who marched across the Selma Bridge in 1965
The NAACP is also arguing that the legislature intentionally waited until the Supreme Court struck down key protections in the Voting Rights Act before going forward with the ID law.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — In March 1965, participants in a march for black voting rights march in Alabama. Dr Martin Luther King led the march from Selma, Ala. to the state capital in Montgomery.
March 1965: American civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Martin Luther King, approach the Capitol Building in Montgomery, Ala. at the end of their march for black voting rights from Selma, Ala.