• We Won't Be Stopped!

    Selma To Montgomery

    National Historic Trail Alabama

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Lowndes County Interpretive Center

On March 17, 1965, after five days of testimony, Judge Johnson granted an order authorizing the march from Selma to Montgomery. On March 21, Martin Luther King led a diverse group of 8,000 demonstrators out of Selma under the protection of 2,000 National Guard troops and federal marshals.