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Associated Press Whites Join Negro Protest

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.03 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Selma, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 6 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm Order a Copy PDF Download(s): Download PDF

One wirephoto entitled, "Whites Join Negro Protest," taken by Associated Press dated March 6, 1965. Image is of white protesters holding signs that read "Votelessness = Hopelessness," "Decent Alabamians Detest Police Brutality." Wire transfer information states that a group of 50 white protesters marched in Selma, Alabama towards the courthouse. They joined Black civil rights activists who had been protesting for 7 weeks in Dallas, Texas and other areas against discriminatory voting registration practices.

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