18. Selma to Montgomery March
Read the Question.
Why do you think that non-violent protests are often used despite the possibility of experiencing violent repercussions while protesting?
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In March 1965, three protest marches were held on the highway that spanned the cities of Selma and Montgomery in the state of Alabama. The participants, who were mostly African American, used non-violent strategies to express their desire to exercise their constitutional rights to vote.