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  1. Confessions of a former Fresno Bee BikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Fresno Bee

    ... to write this letter. As a former "Bee Biker" helping my big brother, Mike Drinen, deliver The Bee every Sunday in Selma from 1959 to 1962, (first, near our house in the barrio close to Berry Park, then later, over by Selma High School), I remember ...

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  2. Huge sunflower field drawing visitors in central AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Decatur Daily

    ... impatiently as beaming grandparents fuss and pose, looking for that perfect shot. "I figured folks driving to and from Selma on (Highway) 14 would probably take a few pictures," he said, motioning to the farm's barn just across the road from the ...

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  3. Selma murder suspect captured in Panama CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Selma murder suspect has been captured in Panama City, Florida, confirms authorities with the Bay County Sheriff's Office. Bay County deputies and the U.S. Marshal's Service took 23-year-old Vardarius Hall into custody Tuesday on a charge for being a fugitive from justice in Alabama where he was wanted on a murder charge.

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  4. Why highways have become the center of civil rights protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | TwinCities

    ... not strictly accurate: King led the 1965 march that iconically occupied the full width of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. But as protests in Atlanta approached the high-speed artery that courses through the city's downtown, Reed understood ...

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  5. Trump Gambles On Being The "Law And Order" Candidate,...Read the original story

    Dec 12, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... of 'law and order,'" said Lewis, who was beaten nearly to death by police during a 1965 voting rights march in Selma, Ala. "I don't think politicians can go around saying that," Lewis added. "This is a time for healing. Not a time for division." Got ...

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  6. How Solidarity Can WinRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Indybay.org

    ... years old, she participated in the historic "Bloody Sunday" march for voting rights over the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, where she was born. Nora Braggs was born in Mobile, Alabama. She was a school bus monitor for 10 years, and like ...

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  7. Andrew Young is well adjusted; Black Lives Matter protesters aren'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Times-Picayune

    In this March 9, 1965 file photo, Andrew Young, from left, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., look on as a federal marshal reads a court order halting a planned voter registration protest march in Selma, Ala. The Georgia NAACP is criticizing civil rights icon Andrew Young for calling some demonstrators "unlovable little brats" in a speech to Atlanta officers, saying Young should instead join the protesters in demanding police reform.

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  8. KING: We must remember the Civil Rights Movement lasted 14 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | New York Daily News

    Martin Luther King Jr. and Andrew Young look on in 1965 as a federal marshal reads a court order halting a voter registration protest march in Selma, Ala. Dr. King often spoke about something he called the "fierce urgency of now."

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  9. NAACP criticizes civil rights icon Andrew Young for commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | SFGate

    In this March 9, 1965 file photo, Andrew Young, from left, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., look on as a federal marshal reads a court order halting a planned voter registration protest march in Selma, Ala. The Georgia NAACP is criticizing civil rights icon Andrew Young for calling some demonstrators "unlovable little brats" in a speech to Atlanta officers, saying Young should instead join the protesters in demanding police reform.

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  10. AG acts: 'No guns allowed' signs come down all over stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Alabama Live

    ... General has determined that no further action is required. To the Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills parks, to the Selma & Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and the Moulton Recreational Facility/Community Safe Shelter. They had to take down signs at ...

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  11. Good Question: What Is The Most Effective Way To Protest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | CBS Local

    ... effect on a demonstration. In the 60s, attacks by law enforcement on hundreds of peaceful demonstrators on a bridge in Selma, Alabama, became a tipping point in civil rights movement. On Saturday, a demonstration escalated on Interstate 94 and left ...

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  12. The Wall Street Journal: Why do protesters block highways? The inconvenience is the pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | MarketWatch

    ... organizing. The practice echoes earlier protests, including the 1965 civil-rights march on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., he said. Governors in states like Louisiana and South Carolina have said they support the right to protest, but draw ...

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  13. Recent shootings prompt Rancho Cucamonga-to-Ontario protest marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... College psychology major whose grandfather helped build the bridge Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. walked across for the Selma, Alabama march. “It's not just black people being killed. Latinos, white people and cops are being killed, and it could ...

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  14. Man dead in Selma officer-involved shooting; Officer takes bullet graze to noseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A officer-involved shooting that left a man dead in Selma Thursday evening is now under review by the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation, standard procedure when an officer discharges their firearm. The shooting happened just after 11 p.m. in the 700 block of King Street.

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  15. Selma police searching for subjects after woman shot in the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... nda Accord in front of the residence at the time of the shooting. There were three unknown men inside the vehicle. The Selma Police Department is asking for anyone that may have information to call the Secret Witness Line at (334) 874-2190.

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  16. Alabama Man Killed In Police Shootout During Domestic DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | CBS Local

    ... still be providing fans with our cutting-edge coverage of all South Florida High School Sports - including our [...] SELMA, Ala. (CBSMiami/AP) - Alabama officers shot and killed a man who first shot his girlfriend during a domestic dispute and fired ...

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  17. The Latest: Man shot girlfriend before police killed himRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Daily Journal

    SELMA, Ala. - The Latest on the fatal shooting of a man during a domestic dispute in Alabama : Authorities say an Alabama officer shot and killed a man who shot his girlfriend during a domestic dispute and fired at police when they arrived.

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  18. Pelosi Dares Ryan To Punish Dems For Sit-In ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Daily Caller

    ... Democratic Rep. John Lewis, often touted by the party a civil rights icon for his participation in the 1965 march in Selma, Alabama. "We are never going to protect the American people because we are a fully owned subsidiary of the National Rifle ...

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  19. Pelosi scoffs as GOP eyes punishment for gun sit-in: 'Make my day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Hill

    ... gun-violence protest who became a civil-rights hero after he was badly beaten by police during the historic march in Selma, Ala., in 1965. "We are never going to protect the American people because we are a fully owned subsidiary of the National ...

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  20. Volunteers with Shadow Lawn Cemetery plan museum, memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Church." Resting at the cemetery's perimeter is Nelson Sturdivant, a man born into slavery in Dallas County near Selma, Alabama. The marker says Sturdivant was born in 1853, but Lanier says he research suggests he was born in 1855. "He married in ...

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