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Alabama Senate Seeks to Rename Edmund Pettus Bridge
Resolution approved to change it to Journey to Freedom....


NAACP Begins 'Journey to Justice' March From Selma to Washington, D.C.
More than 200 supporters have joined the civil rights group for the 860-mile trek....


Selma Civil Rights Milestone Marked by First Black President
Obama commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery marches....


Obama to Focus on Civil Rights Struggles Past and Present
President plans a speech for Saturday in Selma....


Bloody Sunday Bridge Is Now an Historical Landmark
Edmund Pettus Bridge has been added to National Register of Historic Places....


Joe Biden Joins Bloody Sunday March
More than 5,000 people followed Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Rep. John Lewis across the Edmund...


50th Anniversary of March to Tackle Today's Issues
Activists are planning to use the event to energize people to address issues of current day voting ...


Activists Honor the Anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'
Thousands march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge on the 49th anniversary of Bloody Sunday....


Thousands Re-Enact Historic March Across the Edmund Pettus Bridge
The march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Mississippi marks the anniversary of Bloody Sunday and...


Commentary: Back to the Future: All Roads Lead to Selma, Alabama
Rev. Al Sharpton will lead a march in Selma, Alabama, this weekend to re-create the historic Bloody...


Capitol Hill Welcomes Celebrity Sen. Cory Booker
Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office to Sen. Cory Booker....


Voting Rights Gets Capitol Hearings
The House and Senate begin considering how to update the Voting Rights Act of 1965....


Commentary: Guess Who's Trying to Steal Another Election?
Under the guise of trying to protect the integrity of the election process, Republicans are really ...


The House Passes Resolution to Preserve Oral Histories of Bloody Sunday
Oral histories will be taken from former and current members of Congress about the historic march....


Marchers Mark "Bloody Sunday" in Selma
Thousands of marchers marked the 46th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" voting rights confrontatio...


Ed officials to step up civil rights enforcement
Ed officials to step up civil rights enforcement...


Lewis remembers 'Bloody Sunday' march, beatings
Lewis remembers 'Bloody Sunday' march | beatings...


Civil Rights Icon, James Armstrong, Dies
Civil Rights Icon | James Armstrong | Dies...


Alabama County "Obama Holiday Sparks Tensions
Alabama County "Obama Holiday Sparks Tensions...


McCain Has a Tough Sell to Black Folks
Posted April 21, 2007 – Republican Sen. John McCain apparently has a new multi-tiered effort to dra...

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