The Right to Vote!!!
On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which extended equal voting rights for African-Americans. As both White and Black non-violent supporters led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for the right to vote in Central Alabama, today, you can trace their march toward freedom on the 54-mile trail and connect with their stories at the Interpretive Centers.Read More
Did You Know?
The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March consisted of three separate marches along U.S.Hwy. 80--March 7, 1965, March 9, 1965, and March 21, 1965.