Alabama

Linda Blackmon Lowry

Remembering Bloody Sunday 1965
Selma, Alabama

Today we commemorate Bloody Sunday. Linda Blackmon Lowry, the youngest marcher, was beaten so badly by cops on the Pettus Bridge, she was put in a hearse, presumed dead. She took me over the bridge with fellow marchers from 1965, Marcia Edwards and Sen. Hank Sanders. Knowing the danger, Martin Luther King asked a congregation in Selma, “Who will walk with me?” Today, I met with our attorneys on the suits we are re-invigorating in… READ MORE

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