Selma to Montgomery: Marching for Voter Rights
Selma and the Alabama Black Belt were the battlegrounds for the Voting Rights Movement that resulted in the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Alabamians stood up and peacefully fought for the right to vote. SNCC, SCLC, national churches and religious organizations, civil rights and labor organizations, and stars of the Movement supported the Alabama Voting Rights Movement.
Now you can learn more about the path activists took in 1965 from Selma to Montgomery. As you follow the marked route, you'll be able to stop at significant spots along the way, such as the Selma Interpretive Center, the Viola Liuzzo Memorial, and the Alabama State Capitol building. You'll also gain access to an immersive virtual map and more history through Google Earth.