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Selma to Montgomery: Is the US justice system racist?

Fifty years on from the march from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama, civil rights activists maintain that many issues of equality remain unresolved.

One problem frequently discussed is the criminal justice system and the large number of young black men in American prisons.

Alabama has one of the highest rates of imprisonment in the country.

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool has been recreating the journey made in 1965 and finding out along the way how much has really changed for minorities.

  • 05 Mar 2015
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