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Obama Plans to Visit Selma, Alabama, to Commemorate Marches
The trip on March 7 marks the 50th anniversary....


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


Selma to Screen for Free in Alabama
Ava DuVernay brings film to the community where it all began....


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...


This Day in Black History: March 7, 1965
Civil rights protesters attempt to march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery but are halted by heavil...


Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at 104
Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the 1965 Selma ...


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


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


House Launches Civil Rights Section on Historian Web Site
A new section of the House Historian's web site dedicated to civil rights history launched by House...


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...


Ava DuVernay to Preview Selma at Urbanworld Film Festival
Director will share exclusive clips of her upcoming film....


Casting News: Roles for David Oyelowo, Tessa Thompson and More
Ava DuVernay's Selma fills out its cast....


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 ...


Rep. John Lewis: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Could Ignite Nationwide Protests
Rep. John Lewis says people will react if there's a miscarriage of justice....


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


Artur Davis Says 16 Black Alabama Mayors Endorse Him
Artur Davis Says 16 Black Alabama Mayors Endorse Him...


Black Lawmakers Not Supporting Black Alabama Candidate
Black lawmakers not supporting Black Alabama candidate....


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


First Black Selma, Ala., Lawyer Dies
The first Black lawyer in Selma | Ala. | and an attorney for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. dies a...


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 ...

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