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54 miles for the right to vote.

Organized by: Brian Wagner

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We want to raise funds through "54 miles for the right to vote" and educate a generation on the courage of Selma Alabama in 1965. A historic map of the roads, towns, people and buildings along the 54 miles from Selma to Montgomery will highlight a freedom trail we should never forget.

Often over time we lose sight of what it took from others to get to where we are today. Fighting over the "Jim Crow" laws of the 1960's in southern Alabama was commonplace. But how many grade school children know what happened on the Edmond Pettus Bridge in March of 1965.

We want to create a historic map that provides both visual and drafted insight on the bridge crossing, 3 day march, campsites and meeting on the Capital steps.

Our goal is to raise enough money to provide a frame ready 16"x 20" illustrated map to be hung in all 87000 elementary schools in America. Sending it out by March of 2015 in conjunction with a 50 year celebration in Selma. The annual Jubilation brings together 40,000 people to honor the "bridge crossers" every March.

We need to remember that all eligible American citizens need free and easy access to the polling place. No restrictions or barriers should ever be erected to keep people from exercising their right to vote.


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