Dr. Martin Luther King leads thousands of marchers out on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. He then holds a prayer session in the middle of the bridge and leads the marchers off the bridge to respect a court order.
This clip describes the purpose and impact of the March on Washington as well as the events that took place during the march. It mentions a lesser-known fact that Dr. Martin Luther King gave his I Have A Dream speech during the march not because he planned to do so, but because no one else wanted to be the last speaker at the event. Dr. King's prepared speech did not include the I Have A Dream segment, but he gave a speech about his dream at the request of Mahalia Jackson.
Once open terrorism against African Americans became illegal, the KKK then transitioned to using legal means to uphold segregation in form of Jim Crow Law. Civil Rights activist are then antagonized in the media and treated as criminals.