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Sunday Events Highlight Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Sunday is biggest day of the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma. Thousands gathered in the city — for the grand finale of the four-day event — that focused primarily on voting rights. Jubilee festivities kicked off bright and early — with the Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast at Wallace Community College Selma. “It’s…

Thousands Enjoy Saturday Line Up of Jubilee Events

From the West Alabama Newsroom– People continue to make there way to Selma for the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee. The Saturday line-up featured a second full day of events — highlighted by several outdoor activities. “Having a super fantastic time with family, friends, post pandemic. We’re able to come and celebrate another Jubilee,” said Cicely Curtis of Selma. Hundreds of…

Jubilee Crowd Begins to Arrive in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– There was a full slate of activities Friday at the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma. Vice President Kamala Harris is set to appear at the event this year — and the anticipation is growing — for a big weekend. People from all over are beginning to make their way to the Queen City to…

This Side of The Bridge Jubilee Celebration in Downtown Montgomery

Residents gathered in downtown Montgomery Friday for an event called “This side of the Bridge” Jubilee. This event is a celebration to remember the Selma to Montgomery Bridge Crossing Jubilee. The event took place by the Court Square Fountain downtown and brought in artists from all over the state as well as live music, food vendors and more. The Jubilee…

President Biden Speaks Virtually at King Unity Breakfast in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the annual Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast in Selma. President Biden commemorated the struggle for voting rights in Selma — as a battle fought and won. “The blood of John Lewis and so many other brave and righteous souls that was spilled in Selma on this…

President Biden to Appear Virtually at King Unity Breakfast in Selma

President Biden is scheduled to make a virtual speech at the Martin & Coretta King Unity Breakfast in Selma on Sunday. The announcement was made by Hank Sanders of the Selma-to-Montgomery March Commemoration Foundation Board. The breakfast will take place at Wallace Community College Selma. Because of the pandemic, it will be a drive-in event in the parking lot, starting…

2021 Bridge Crossing Jubilee – Schedule of Events

As Alabama News Network has reported, the coronavirus pandemic has forced most of the Bridge Crossing Jubilee events in Selma to become virtual for 2021. But the remembrance of Bloody Sunday will go on. The major events will take place Friday through Sunday, leading up to the virtual bridge crossing on Sunday afternoon. The King Unity Breakfast will be held…

Pandemic Won’t Stop Annual Martin & Coretta King Unity Breakfast in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– One of the major events of the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee — will be go on this year despite the pandemic. The Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast — will be a drive-in event this year. The event will take place in the parking lot of Wallace Community College Selma — instead of the gym….

Virtual Bridge Crossing Jubilee Preparations Underway

From the West Alabama Newsroom– COVID-19 has drastically changed the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee. The event will be totally virtual this year — and preparations are coming down to the wire. Drew Glover is the Principal Coordinator for the event. “The Jubilee as an organization is discouraging people from having in-person events over the weekend that would cause any kind…