March on selma Vlad Freidis

Background

In the Southern states white people did not let African Americans vote so the had a peaceful protest. Alabama's governor got furious with this protest and ordered forces to stop them. The video shows how bloody that sunday got. You will see people getting hosed down and the alabama's governors famous speech. " Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever "

Goal

The goal of this march is to promote freedom to vote for African Americans. Such as poll taxes, literature tests, and threats.

Who was invalved

The leader of this march was Martin Luther King jr a baptist preacher and the leader of the civil rights movement. He believed in a very effective tactic that he got from gandhi. This very effective tactic in a peaceful movements such as sit ins, protests, and marches.

obstacles

A big obstacle for this bloody sunday is George wallace alabama governor. He was furious about this march and ordered forces to stop them. He filled up the jails with African American protesters. The protesters got hosed down, beat, a few even got killed. until the president ordered them to stop.

Effect today

This made a big effect especially down south. When America saw people peacefully marching while getting hosed down and beat this inspired everyone to give blacks the right to vote and give them the freedom they deserve. Because every person is equal and should be treated the same.

modern inequality

This is similar to "black lives matter" movement when they blocked I35-W bridge in minnesota. they are similar because they both are peaceful movements.

Works cited

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/selma-montgomery-march?scrlybrkr=706ac4c1

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2016/07/13/protesters-i-35-w-shutdown/ ,

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Created with images by skeeze - "martin luther king jr i have a"

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