THIS DAY IN HISTORY March 11, 1965: Rev. James Reeb Dies in Selma

Rev. James Reeb Selma 1965

“He was murdered by the irresponsibility of every politician who has moved down the path of demagoguery, who has fed his constituents the stale bread of hatred and the spoiled meat of racism.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in eulogy for Rev. James Reeb, #tdih 1965
Rev. James Weeb died as a result of being severely beaten by a group of white men during Bloody Sunday in Selma two days earlier.



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