You may have noticed a lot of people walking around wearing “I Voted” stickers earlier this week. You may have gone into a voting booth and voted …… I hope you did. This past Tuesday was Election Day, with a mix of mayoral and gubernatorial races held across the country.
Many of us take our constitutional right to vote for granted. Yet, throughout the history of these young United States, most people have not had that right mens watches replica. For countless black citizens of the American South, the legal right to vote did not necessarily give them the right to vote in the real world. In its depiction of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. “Selma” discusses this exact issue and tracks King’s mission to convince President Lyndon B. Johnson (played by Tom Wilkinson) and Congress to pass what eventually became the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
In “Selma,” King (Oyelowo) stands before his companions with a golden Datejust peeking out from under his dark coat and suit sleeves.
In “Selma,” the King (Oyelowo) stands in front of his companions with the golden Datejust peeking out from under his coat sleeves. Photo credit: Paramount Pictures
Oyelowo does a pretty good job of portraying the iconic king – his manner of speech, demeanour and style replica watches paypal…… right down to the golden timepiece on his wrist. That’s the Rolex Datejust 1601, with its pale champagne dial and solid gold case on a gold vermillion strap. In countless photos, you can see the King wearing the Datejust, his main watch of choice.