KKK spreads fliers during Selma remembrance

Thousands gather in Alabama city to remember 'Bloody Sunday'

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SELMA, Ala.Ku Klux Klan fliers were left at Selma homes on the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday."

Robert Jones, the grand dragon of the Loyal White Knights of the KKK, told the Huntsville Times that 4,000 KKK fliers were distributed throughout Selma and Montgomery over last two weeks.

"We pretty much put out fliers, some against (Martin Luther) King and some against immigration," Jones said.

"It's time for the American people to wake up to these falsehoods that they preach about MLK," he told the newspaper.

Meanwhile, thousands gathered in Selma to walk over the Edmund Pettus Bridge to honor the battle between police and civil rights leaders.