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49 years ago today, 3200 civil rights activists began the Selma-to-Montgomery march.

Here’s a song I’ve always associated with the March, even though it was recorded a bit later: Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions with “We’re a Winner.”

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.