Civil Rights demonstrations in the cities of United States as negro citizens rally for equal rights. A large group of citizens carrying banners demands equal civil rights. A banner that says, "We shall overcome." A signboard shows distances to Montgomery Alabama and to Camden. Beside marching flag bearers, leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., march arm-in-arm with others, including John Lewis, as they lead the demonstrators in the march from Selma to Montgomery. Demonstration moving in front of the Alabama State Capitol building in Montgomery, Alabama.
Civil rights leaders and marchers cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge. However, they are under a judicial restraining order, so they go no further in this second attempted march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. African American Men and women and some white people (especially clergymen) participate in the Civil Rights march. Alabama State Police officers watch the marchers, as they turn away from the main highway after crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge, over the Alabama River.
The end of the third Selma-to-Montgomery march during the American Civil Rights Movement. Marchers relaxing in front of the Alabama State Capitol. The gathering includes Black and white American men, women and children. People hold a large American flag. A white man smokes a pipe.
The third Selma to Montgomery march during the American Civil Rights Movement. A huge crowd marches on a road. Black and white American men, women and children among the marchers. The crowd marches holding banners and the American flag. The crowd gathers in front of the State Capitol building in Montgomery, Alabama. A woman carries a black child in her arms. Celebrities, including Harry Belafonte and Sammy Davis, Jr. can be seen entertaining the crowd.
The thirdSelma to Montgomery march during the American Civil Rights Movement. A huge crowd marches on a road. Black American men, women and children among the marchers. The crowd marches holding banners and the American flag. The Selma to Montgomery marchers demand voting rights for the blacks. From Selma is written at the back of a marcher's shirt. A poster reads NAACP ( National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). The marchers enter the city of Montgomery, Alabama's capital, and proceed to the State Capitol building.
Led by civil rights leader Dr. Martin King, Jr., African Americans, joined by some white supporters, especially white clergymen, proceed on a second attempt to march from Selma to Montgomery Alabama, to call attention to racial discrimination. Signs identify the Alabama River and the Edmund Pettus Bridge. The march is halted temporarily on the bridge. An older white man and woman, who seem to be known to local people, come forward and lead the march, without interference, allowing marchers to proceed to the end of the bridge.