We're sorry, Medgar Evers, James Reeb, Jimmy Jackson, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, Vernon Dahmer, Herbert Lee, George Lee, Lamar Smith, Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley, Louis Allen, Oneal Moore, Viola Liuzzo, Jonathan Daniels and Lemuel Penn. The SCOTUS owes you all an apology for undoing important safeguards to the legislation you died for, directly or indirectly. Some of us will never forget.
Try telling the surviving family members that the voting problem has been fixed in the states where their loved ones died, and federal oversight is no longer necessary
Note: The names are of those killed because they were associated with people or places where voting rights activities were happening or being planned, before passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. But, there could be many more who deserve to be listed.
Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, Alabama, just before the tear gas and beatings, Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965.