Selma Is More Relevant Today Than Ever

December 30, 2014 3:43 PM

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If you haven't yet heard of Selma, you soon will. The film is based on the real life events that occurred in Selma Alabama in 1965. The three marches from Selma to Montgomery signified a critical moment in race relations in the United States, and a monumental moment in American history. These marches, including "Bloody Sunday," led directly to the 1965 Voting Rights Act, giving people of color a say in our governmental makeup.

Selma, the film, is more relevant today then then it was just a mere few months ago. It's no secret that there are protesters, the majority of whom are peaceful, that are currently on their own marches around the country. Tens of thousands of people of all races, shapes and sizes have come together ...

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