SUSAN BURTON IN SELMA
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Susan Burton, recognized in the Los Angeles Times as one of the nation’s prominent civil rights leaders today, will stand in solidarity with other advocates and movement builders on the 50th anniversary of the historic March in Selma.
It was on Sunday, March 7, 1965 when nearly 600 people started a planned march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in a well-planned and peaceful demonstration that resulted in what is known as “Bloody Sunday.”
Click the link below for the inspiring article on Susan Burton and other courageous leaders making substantial impact in the civil rights movement today. http://www.latimes.com/nation/