Vote! (Selma, AL, 1965) Postcard
Matt Herron 1976 photograph of Bobby Simmons.
The Selma to Montgomery March (March 21-15, 1965) heavily influenced passage of the Votinh Rights Act later that year, Jimmie Lee Jackson, Rev. James Reeb and Viola Liuzzo were murdered and scores were seriously injured in this two-year struggle. Parts of the Act were invalidated by a controversial 5-4 Supreme Court decision on June 25, 2013.