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Selma civil rights milestone marked by first black president

America's racial history "still casts its long shadow upon us," President Barack Obama said Saturday as he stood in solidarity and remembrance with civil rights... Read more »

March 7, 2015


Thousands gather to commemorate Bloody Sunday anniversary

Thousands of people gathered in Selma, Alabama on Saturday morning ahead of a speech by President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil... Read more »

March 7, 2015


Photos: Remembering Selma 50 years later

It only lasted minutes, but images of sheriff's deputies lobbing tear gas and beating civil rights marchers with batons and whips on March 7, 1965 energized the nation... Read more »

March 6, 2015

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Lyndon B. Johnson linked Latinos, civil rights in 'Selma' speech

ears ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama, by passing a federal Voting... Read more »

March 4, 2015


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