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25/03/1965 Martin Luther King Jr. leads 25,000 to state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama

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MLK Leads Montgomery March - 1965 | Today In History | 25 Mar 17

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March from Selma to Montgomery | American Freedom Stories | Biography

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Selma to Montgomery March

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Selma to Montgomery: Retracing the march - BBC News

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John Lewis: The Selma To Montgomery Marches | MLK | TIME

Martin Luther King led 25,000 people from Selma, Alabama, to the State Capitol in Montgomery, aiming to put an end to racial discrimination. The protesters were particularly campaigning for voting rights. The 54-mile march took 5 days.
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    • Essentials 

    • Selma movement established: 1963–1964 

    • 1965 campaign launched 

    • First Selma-to-Montgomery March 

    • Second march: "Turnaround Tuesday" 

    • March to Montgomery 

    • Legacy and honors 

    • Representation in media