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Selma’s challenge

In the past, our religious forebears had stood on the brink of making a difference in racial justice, and had wavered. Not this time.

Mark Morrison-Reed | 1/5/2015 | Winter 2014
violent police assault on civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, in 1965

Images of the violent police assault on civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, in 1965 outraged white Americans and helped inspire support for the Voting Rights Act. (AP Photo)