Civil Rights March in Selma

This is a segment titled “Civil Rights March in Selma,” produced by NBC and aired on March 26, 2000. Selma’s first civil rights march took place on March 7, 1965. This day is often known as Bloody Sunday in acknowledgement of the violent attacks perpetrated by state and local police upon protesters as they reached the end of Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge.
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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