The Edmund Pettus Bridge (Selma)

Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

When we arrived in Selma, it felt as if we'd come upon a ghost town. There were a few buildings and not very many people.  The town seemed desolate and deserted right near the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the historic site of the start of three marches to protest segregation and the discrimination against African Americans. The banks of the river that flowed under the bridge were so peaceful and beautiful that it was … [Read more...]