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OTD February 18th - Black History Month

#OnThisDay in 1965, Jimmie Lee Jackson, Vietnam War Veteran and Church Deacon, was murdered by a state trooper while seeking refuge at Mack's Cafe during a voting rights protest in Selma Alabama.

Learn more about his life and the Selma voting rights marches that many say his death spurred on.

Zinn Education Project

National Civil Rights Museum

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