53rd Anniversary Of The March On Washington

NAACP Statement on the 53rd Anniversary of the March on Washington | Press Room

The years to follow contained both triumph and tragedy. Despite the movement’s unflinching dedication to nonviolent resistance, opponents did not hesitate to attack activists with fatal force. In the spring of 1965, the young, white Reverend Jonathan Daniels made his way down to Selma, Alabama to join the upcoming march for voting rights.

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