“Bloody Sunday” Photo Exhibit for the Selma Dallas County Public Library
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A one-of-a-kind photographic exhibition titled “Identifying the Unknown Soldiers of Bloody Sunday in Selma” will be on display at the Selma Dallas County Public Library from Monday 8 November to Wednesday 10 November.
The exhibit will feature numerous photographs taken on March 7, 1965, a day known as “Bloody Sunday” when a group of civil rights protesters marched from Selma, Ala., To the state capital of Montgomery was arrested and beaten by Alabama. state soldiers. The incident was broadcast on national television and became one of the defining moments of the civil rights movement.
Part of an interdisciplinary project led by professors from Auburn University Richard burt and Keith Hébert, the exhibit will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT. The exhibit is free and open to the public, and project organizers hope civil rights walkers and their families will visit the exhibit and help identify the people in the photographs.
To date, more than 70 walkers have been successfully identified by faculty and their teams, which include college professors, Auburn Honors College students, and leaders from the Selma community. The project has gained tremendous momentum in recent months, and anyone interested in finding out more about the company can do so through their Facebook page.