Wednesday, March 7, 2007

On March 7, ...

...1965, about 600 women, men, and children were attacked by police in Selma, Alabama, as they marched for voting rights for African American citizens. The confrontation sparked more and larger rights demonstrations later that year.
...1969, the Labour Party in Tel Aviv accepted Golda Meir, 70, as Israel's first woman prime minister.

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