Group plans Selma-to-Montgomery bike ride for civil rights
February 9, 2020
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Bicyclists are planning a ride from the west Alabama city of Selma to Montgomery to commemorate a landmark civil rights event.
The Montgomery Bicycle Club will stage a Selma-to-Montgomery bicycle ride later this month along the same 51-mile route that voting rights demonstrators led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. walked in 1965.
The Montgomery Advertiser reported that riders from around the nation are expected to participate in the event, set for Feb. 22. Nearly 500 riders from more than 30 states have registered.
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