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Historian Alston Fitts on the Battle of Selma

Author and historian Alston Fitts talked about the Battle of Selma and the city’s role during the Civil War. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

Marching Through the Flame

In his book, Marching Through the Flame, author Henry Allen recalled his childhood in Selma and the impact of the civil rights protests.…

Representative Terri Sewell on Selma History and Economy

Representative Terri Sewell (D-AL) discussed how Selma’s history shaped her political career. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

Edmund Pettus Bridge

General Edmund Pettus, the namesake for the bridge at the beginning of the route from Selma to Montgomery, was a Civil War General and…

Brown Chapel AME Church

Reverend Martin Luther King and the Southern Leadership Conference (SCLC) used Brown Chapel AME Church as a gathering space during the…

Battle of Selma

During the Civil War, Selma served as one of the South’s main military manufacturing centers. Benny Austin shared the reasons why Union…

Jamie Wallace on Selma Marches

Reporter Jamie Wallace worked for the Selma Times-Journal from 1958-1972. Mr. Wallace recounted his coverage of the Selma marches and the…

Old Live Oak Cemetery

The Old Live Oak Cemetery, founded in 1829, is the final resting place of many well-known Alabamians including the state’s only Vice President…

Jackson Foundation and Museum

In the 1960s, Martin Luther King, Jr. often visited the Jackson family home in Selma, Alabama. It was in the family’s living room where…

Voting Rights March in Selma

In March of 1965, civil rights activists and religious leaders marched from Selma to Montgomery to demand African Americans be given the…

Selma Native Joyce Parrish O'Neal Oral History Interview

Selma native Joyce Parrish O’Neal joined the final leg of the Selma to Montgomery March with her mother and sister. She shared her…

Old Cahawba Archaeological Park

Cahawba, located just outside of Selma, was Alabama’s first capital after achieving statehood in 1819. It became a thriving antebellum…

Selma's First African American Mayor

Selma’s first African American mayor, James Perkins, Jr., discussed his political career and the impact the Civil Rights Movement had on…

National Voting Rights Museum

The National Voting Rights Museum and Institute addresses the struggle of African Americans and women to obtain the right to vote.…

Mayor Darrio Melton on Selma, Alabama

Mayor Darrio Melton talked about the history and politics of Selma, Alabama, as scenes of the city and still images were shown.…

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