President Barack Obama

"Selma is Now": 50 Years After Bloody Sunday There is Still Work to Be Done

Over the weekend, thousands of Americans came together in Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Fifty years ago, on Sunday, March 7, 1965, six hundred peaceful civil rights activists, led by now-Congressman, John Lewis, marched in protest of the shooting of Jimmie Lee Jackson by an Alabama state trooper. Just short of the Edmund […]

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