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  1. Commander leads walk through Selma's civil rights trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | American Legion Magazine

    It was the site of one of the civil rights movement's most iconic moments. Fifty years after marchers were severely beaten in what became known as "Bloody Sunday," the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., was once again the crossing point for another demonstration.


  2. Ben Carson's Resume is Fair Game -- But What of Democrats' Resumes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Townhall

    ... ITAL) bills directly to her insurance company, which paid the medical bills promptly and without dispute. Obama said Selma inspired his parents to have him: "This young man named Barack Obama ... came over to this country. And he met this woman. ... ...


  3. St. Paul Monee Veterans BreakfastRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... According to the Citizens Flag Alliance, Christian was a Prisoner of War in Vietnam who "came from a small town near Selma, Alabama. He didn't wear a pair of shoes until he was thirteen. At seventeen he enlisted in the Navy, later to earn a ...


  4. Treadway: Documentary, display continue Sundar Shadi holiday legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Contra Costa Times

    ... The concert, directed by Cindy Beitmen, is "in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march in Selma, Alabama. the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War." The concert will be presented at ...


  5. Five questions for the first woman to chair the Union for Reform JudaismRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Jewish Community Voice

    ... and joined by 200 Reform rabbis, the Journey for Justice was an historic 860-mile march for voting rights went from Selma, Ala., to Washington) was overwhelming, inspiring and daunting. It was an incredible moment for me to realize the ...


  6. Fast-Food Workers' Fight for 15 Is My Fight TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | The Huffington Post

    ... their fight for higher pay and a voice on the job is my fight too. For the past decade, I've worked at a plant in Selma, Alabama, owned by Lear Corp., a major supplier to Hyundai. As a mother of two, I am grateful for my job. But the fact is, my ...


  7. On Southeast Fundraising Trip, Faust Talks Role of UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Harvard Crimson

    ... in Atlanta on the topic of "Education as a Civil Right." During her speech, Faust recalled skipping exams to travel to Selma, Ala., to join Civil Rights protesters in 1965, an experience she drew upon multiple times during her trip. The event, ...


  8. 25 Obama Whoppers for the Media to Chew OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | American Thinker

    ... Republicans who had "become masters at gaming" it. The media yawned. 24. "So don't tell me I don't have a claim on Selma, Alabama." In March 2007, Obama claimed the 1965 events in Selma inspired his parents to get together. He was born in 1961. The ...


  9. Virginia Film Festival Commemorates Selma March 50th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | NBC29

    The University of Virginia Center for Politics held a documentary screening and discussion of "Selma: the Bridge to the Ballot." The film portrays the role of young people in Selma, Alabama and the struggle for African-Americans to attain voting rights.


  10. When police seek more diversity, outside forces can raise hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | Fountain Valley View

    ... me everybody here can't be a police officer?" The gap was particularly jarring because the chief had arrived from Selma, Alabama, another largely African-American city, but one where the police force closely mirrors the community's makeup. Though ...


  11. 5 Events Leading Up to the Formation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | News Max

    ... Employment Opportunity Commission." 5. "Bloody Sunday" On March 7, 1965, a group of African-Americans marched into Selma, Alabama, as a peaceful protest against voter suppression and was attacked by state troopers in what became known as "Bloody ...


  12. Former U.S. District Judge Truman Hobbs dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Alabama Live

    Hobbs, a long-time Montgomery resident and World War II veteran, died at his family home, according to his obituary. Born and raised in Selma and Washington, D.C., Hobbs graduated from the University of North Carolina where he was student body president and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic fraternity and the Delta Kappa Epsilon social fraternity.


  13. Community aids Lowndes Co. churches damaged by copper thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... us to the current arrests that we have," Lt. Hutson said. Investigators continue retracing the suspects' steps. At a Selma scrap yard Tuesday, a trash can full of stolen copper taken from two of the churches was found. Adam Spann had a receipt for ...


  14. 5 Facts About the Voting Rights Act of 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 | News Max

    ... property ownership requirements, moral character tests, document interpretation tests, and ancestral barriers. 2. Selma, Alabama, Set the Act Into Motion On March 7, 1965, a group of African-Americans marched into Selma, Alabama, as a peaceful ...


  15. Man shot multiple times in genitals during Selma robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Selma Police are searching for the suspect who robbed and shot a man three times in his genital area late Sunday evening. The victim, 20, told police he was getting out of his vehicle in the 1900 block of Marie Foster Street when an unknown man confronted him with a gun.


  16. History and Culture in early November of 2015Read the original story

    Monday Nov 2 | TruthSeeker24's anti-N.W.O. corner

    The start of the march from Selma to Montgomery came after Wednesday, March 17, 1965. This was when federal judge Johnson ruled in favor the protesters.


  17. Congressman, activist John Lewis honored at Oakwood University ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 31 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... in the American South. Representative Lewis was one of the leaders during the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama on the day now known as Bloody Sunday when he and others were attacked by Most recently, he walked across the ...


  18. TAVR Procedure Puts Selma's First Black Police Chief Closer to Tending His FarmRead the original story

    Friday Oct 30 | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - In the late 1990s, Earnest Tate was named the first black police chief of Selma, Alabama.


  19. Hillary Clinton to visit Clark Atlanta UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... Congressman John Lewis. Lewis has compared his support of Clinton to his fight for civil rights 50 years ago in Selma, Alabama. In his announcement of "African-Americans for Hillary" Lewis noted Clinton's promise to expand voting rights for all ...


  20. White House correspondent speaks to ABC 17 News for "This Week"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | KMIZ

    ... I had the privilege of meeting and chatting with Coretta Scott King. You were there for the (original) march in Selma. What stands out about that, first the original march and then the anniversary? Bill Plante: When I was at CBS News, early in my ...


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