Flashback

April 06, 2008

Last issue's Flashback: The photo was of the four-day march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in which thousands of people walked to the state capitol to demand the right to vote. After police violence against protesters halted two attempts, a third march led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. succeeded. Less than five months later, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

This issue's Flashback: Coretta Scott King (fifth from right) leads a "March on Memphis" on April 9, 1968, five days after the assassination of her husband, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Name some of the people who are shown marching with her. Write to unisun@baltsun.com or UniSun Flashback, Features Department, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore 21278.

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