Selma March: Selma March, political march from Selma, Alabama, to the state’s capital, Montgomery, that occurred March 21–25, 1965. Led by Martin Luther King, Jr., the march was the culminating event "you know the truth, and the truth is this. Some negros lie some negros are immoral some negro men are not to be trusted around women black or white, but this is a truth that applies to the human race and to know particular race of men. There is not a person in this courtroom who had never told a lie , who has never done a immoral thing and there is no man living who has never looked upon a women without desire." (23.295)
On Sunday, March 21, 1965, nearly 8,000 people began the five-day march from Selma to Montgomery for voting rights. "When its a white mans world against a black mans , the white man always wins they're ugly but those are the facts of life."
Find out more about the history of Selma to Montgomery March, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com "Nigger-lover is just one of those terms that don't mean anything like snot nose. Its hard to explain that ignorant , trashy people use it when they think somebody's favoring negros over and above themselves. This quote relates to the march on Selma because it shows racism and how it was back then which what this march on Selma was all about having equal rights.