March to Selma This event shows the unfairness and injustices the black people encountered during the civil rights movement.

(S) On March 7, 1965 300 silent marchers were crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge, originally lead by John Lewis, were they were beaten with whips and nightsticks and teargased. (Williams)
(S) On March 7 marchers come and are ready to have a peaceful nonviolent march for their rights and are brutally attacked by police officers, while also being televised enraging many people watching. (Carson).
(S) Theses brutal attacks on the innocent black people were captured by the ABC network. This horrific event of police officers beating these people could be seen by many all over the country. ("Selma March")
(P) After the horrific event on March 7, Martin Luther King Jr. decided to continue the march on the 9 but did not go the entire way. The were accompanied by a white man named James Reed who was hurt severely and died on the 11, bringing the attention and the favor of the federal judge allowing over 25,000 people to march on the 25. (Williams)
(Q)Martin Luther King Jr. is trying to encourage the people at the march to persevere and never give up hope as he says that "'you shall reap what you sow.'" , "'the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.'". ("Our God Is Marching on!") Primary Doc
(Q) When MLK Jr. had gathered all the people before the march on March 21 he gave his speech called "How long, not long". This is were he says "I know I know you are asking today, “How long will it take?…How long will prejudice blind the visions of men, darken their understanding, and drive bright-eyed wisdom from her sacred throne?” ("Selma March")
(S) Once the marchers were allowed to march it went from Selma to Montgomery which took a total of 5 days to reach the capitol. (Carson)
(S) After all the marches and the hardship of this event black people where given the rights to vote. ("Selma March")

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Applauding At Rally. HORIZONTAL. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Quest.eb.com/search/115_869124/1/115_869124/cite. Accessed 23 Mar 2017.

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Civil Rights March. Photographer. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Quest.eb.com/search/115_899083/1/115_899083/cite. Accessed 23 Mar 2017.

Line Of Policemen. Photographer. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Quest.eb.com/search/115_887779/1/115_887779/cite. Accessed 23 Mar 2017.

Marchers Carrying Banner Lead the Way as 15,000 Parade. Photograph Shows Marchers Carrying Banner We March with Selma on Street in Harlem, New York City, New York. 1965 March. ' World Telegram and Sun' Photograph by Stanley Wolfson. . Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Quest.eb.com/search/300_2292585/1/300_2292585/cite. Accessed 23 Mar 2017.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. - (1929-1968). American Clergyman and Reformer. Dr. King (fourth from Right) Leading the March from Selma on the State Capitol at Montogmery, Alabama, 25 March 1965.. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Quest.eb.com/search/140_1685727/1/140_1685727/cite. Accessed 23 Mar 2017.

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Participants, Some Carrying American Flags, Marching in the Civil Tights March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, USA, in 1965. Photographer: Peter Pettus.. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Quest.eb.com/search/300_2288288/1/300_2288288/cite. Accessed 23 Mar 2017.

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White Watch. HORIZONTAL. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Quest.eb.com/search/115_869610/1/115_869610/cite. Accessed 23 Mar 2017.

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