Segregation and the Civil Rights Movement

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Why did civil rights leaders choose to focus their protests against voter discrimination in Selma, Alabama?

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There are two major factors that contributed to Selma being chosen as the location for the protest.  First, there was the fact that there was a strong black organization in that town.  There were black leaders in Selma who had been...

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