Civil rights 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.
Demonstration growing out ot frustrated efforts to register African American voters in Selma, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. Large number of civil rights demonstrators assemble in Selma, preparing to march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. A charter bus arrives carrying marchers for demonstration. A crowd of demonstrators in the background. A large crowd of demonstrators assembling. A traffic jam on a road. One of the organizers of the march instructs participants and they line up prepared to proceed. Demonstrators hold protest banners. The banners read : 'White Alabamians, Say what is right, Do what is right', 'Police intimidation enslaves us all', 'We saved our children a just society' and 'Silence is no longer Golden'. A White American woman, holding a protest banner, is asked questions by media persons. Marchers standing on a road.
Led by 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.