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Photographic Exhibit in Selma Aims to Identify Bloody Sunday Foot Soldiers

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Bloody Sunday was one of the most pivotal events of the modern civil rights movement. Now historians are trying to identify the people — who marched into the pages of history. A photographic exhibit on display at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library — is part of an on-going effort to identify — the unknown foot…

President Biden Delivers Remarks Virtually to the King Unity Breakfast in Selma

FILE – In this March 7, 1965, file photo, a state trooper swings a billy club at John Lewis, right foreground, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, to break up a civil rights voting march in Selma, Ala. (AP Photo/File) The Martin & Coretta King Unity Breakfast in Selma is one of the few in-person events to mark the…

President Biden Marks Bloody Sunday with Executive Order Promoting Voting Access

FILE – Then-Vice President Joe Biden, center, leads a group across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 3, 2013. From left: Selma Mayor George Evans, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., Rev. Jesse Jackson, Biden, Rev. Al Sharpton and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) Today is the 56th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, when…