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Part of a continuing weekly series on local history by local historian David Reamer. Have a question about Anchorage history or an idea for a future article? Go to the form at the bottom of this story.

On March 21, 1965, Rev. Boyd Rogers, pastor of Anchorage’s New Hope Baptist Church, led a civil rights march in sympathy with Martin Luther King Jr, then in Selma, Alabama. Unlike events in Selma, the Anchorage march was peaceful and uneventful. The Anchorage police chief even…

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