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'Selma' lays racism bare

“Selma” may be one of the more important films of the past decade.

It tells the story of Martin Luther King Jr.’s efforts to rally a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. 273 more words

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Recent Releases - Selma

The story of Martin Luther King’s hostile efforts to organise an Alabama protest march in attempts to secure equal voting rights for all races in the USA. 550 more words

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President Obama plans to visit Selma

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to visit Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of historic civil rights marches across the state.

The White House says the March 7 trip also will highlight the upcoming 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act. 88 more words

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A Chunk of History

Monday, January 19, was no ordinary day.  It was the day the country observed the birthday of the late and great Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 183 more words

Travel & Lifestyle

Would You Have Walked This Bridge on BLOODY SUNDAY

Knowing the history that we know about the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama and the lives that were lost on Bloody Sunday, on that bridge and in the river below, here’s a question for you… 25 more words

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Would You Have Walked This Bridge on BLOODY SUNDAY

Knowing the history that we know about the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama and the lives that were lost on Bloody Sunday, on that bridge and in the river below, here’s a question for you… 25 more words

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Videos From The Selma Stars March Featuring Oprah Winfrey

Sunday was a really big day in Selma, Alabama!  Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, David Oyelowo, Common, and other major people came to Selma to commemorate the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge and to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. 203 more words

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