Edmund Pettus Bridge (1965 March on Selma)

Edmund Pettus Bridge (1965 March on Selma)


Selma, Alabama (AL), US
Edmund Pettus Bridge crosses over the Alabama River. In 1965, the bridge was the site of a peaceful civil rights march. The demonstraters were met with violence from state troopers who attacked those marching with nightsticks and tear gas. The event is referred to as "Bloody Sunday".
Edmund Pettus Bridge crosses over the Alabama River. In 1965, the bridge was the site of a peaceful civil rights march. The demonstraters were met with violence from state troopers who attacked those marching with nightsticks and tear gas. The event is referred to as "Bloody Sunday".
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By: jdubble07

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