Selma-Montgomery March: Martin Luther King leading march from Selma to Montgomery to protest lack of voting rights for African Americans. Beside King is US Congressman John Lewis, Reverend Jesse Douglas, James Forman and Ralph Abernathy. March 1965.
On March 22, 1956 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was fined $500 for his role in the Montgomery bus boycott and given a 386-day suspended sentence. He is shown here with his wife, Coretta, after leaving the courtroom. #TodayInBlackHistory