NY Daily News – Some 20,000 people marched across the bridge in Selma, Ala. Sunday — commemorating a civil rights struggle they said remained a necessity in the face of ongoing attacks on voting rights.
More from Black Report:
- January 21, 2015 President Obama to visit Selma on Bloody Sunday Politico - President Barack Obama will visit Selma, Alabama, in March to mark the 50th anniversary of civil rights demonstrators’ march across the state to […]
- August 6, 2015 Obama Calls for Restoration of Voting Rights Act USA Today - President Obama will mark the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act Thursday by calling on Congress to restore the law and urging people to […]
- August 4, 2015 From Selma to D.C.: NAACP’s 860-mile ‘Journey for Justice’ is Underway Mashable - The NAACP kicked off its "American Journey for Justice" demonstration on Saturday, an 860-mile march from Selma, Alabama to Washington, D.C. […]
- March 7, 2015 Thousands Gather to Commemorate Bloody Sunday Anniversary ABC News - Thousands of people gathered in Selma, Alabama on Saturday morning ahead of a speech by President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark […]