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Here are 5 facts about the Selma march you may not know

Here are 5 facts about the Selma march you may not know

In honor of the march's 52nd anniversary, here are five lesser-known facts about Selma."As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it—whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash." (23.40)

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Lawmakers reflect on Selma beyond Bloody Sunday

Lawmakers reflect on Selma beyond Bloody Sunday

On this day 53 years ago, the nation witnessed the brutal beating of peaceful civil rights protesters.“You know the truth, and the truth is this: some Negroes lie, some Negroes 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 no particular race of men. There is not a person in this courtroom who has never told a lie, who has never done an immoral thing, and there is no man living who has never looked upon a woman without desire." (20.47-48)

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Lawmakers reflect on Selma beyond Bloody Sunday

Lawmakers reflect on Selma beyond Bloody Sunday

On this day 53 years ago, the nation witnessed the brutal beating of peaceful civil rights protesters. “You know the truth, and the truth is this: some Negroes lie, some Negroes 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 no particular race of men. There is not a person in this courtroom who has never told a lie, who has never done an immoral thing, and there is no man living who has never looked upon a woman without desire." (20.47-48)

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Remembering Selma’s “Bloody Sunday”

Remembering Selma’s “Bloody Sunday”

On the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” look back at the assault on civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, that led to the Voting Rights Act."The one place where a man ought to get a square deal is in a courtroom, be he any color of the rainbow, but people have a way of carrying their resentments right into a jury box." (23.38-40)

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