Encyclopedia > Bloody Sunday (1965)

  Article Content

Bloody Sunday (1965)

Bloody Sunday was an event that occurred in Selma, Alabama on March 7, 1965 in which Alabama State troopers and local law enforcement forcefully broke-up a group of 600 civil rights marchers. The event was televised and the apparent brutality of the images helped sway the opinion of the American people in favor of the US civil rights movement.

See also: Martin Luther King Jr.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Flapper

... who dresses unconventionally and flaunts her disdain for "decent" behavior. The flapper represented a new breed of woman, unafraid to wear cosmetics and provocative clothing ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 88.1 ms