Fifty years ago, in March of 1965, thousands of people protested restrictions on the voting rights of black citizens in Alabama by marching from the town of Selma to the state capital at Montgomery, a distance of 54 miles. State and local police beat marchers unconscious and white militia groups attacked and killed participants, all over the right to vote without harassment or obstruction.
And you…do you vote? Intelligently?
Photo: Young and politically active in Selma. Photo by Bruce Davidson.