“Bloody Sunday” happened on this day in 1965.
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Bloody Sunday at Selma, March 7, 1965: pic.twitter.com/IpS9QLJmxl
— Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) March 7, 2021
On this day 56 years ago in Selma, Ala., late civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis almost died trying to get America to treat black people and all people fairly. Decades later, in his final words, he left us with the language to honor him. Read them often. https://t.co/mi6lJE60bR
— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) March 7, 2021