The film tells the story of a courageous group of students and teachers who, along with other activists, fought a nonviolent battle to win voting rights for African Americans in the South. (Available for order)
This essay was first published in Free At Last: A History of the Civil Rights Movement and Those Who Died in the Struggle in 1989.
This transcript of NBC’s 2004 story “The Right to Vote” highlights the events leading up to the Selma-to-Montgomery march, with firsthand accounts from Rep. John Lewis.
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