Selma Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Selma man gets 25 years for 2012 Craigslist killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Alabama Live

    A Selma man was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for the Jan. 1, 2012 killing of a man he lured to a meeting online. According to court records, Carl Brown, 24, pleaded guilty last week to murder in the killing of Julius Burnett, 47, of Clanton, and received the prison sentence in a plea deal.


  2. Selma man pleads guilty to Craigslist murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Dallas County man will spend 25 years in prison after luring another man to the area online and killing and robbing him. Carl Brown, 24, of Selma, pleaded guilty to murder in Dallas County Circuit Court on Monday in connection with the deadly January 2012 shooting.


  3. Selma man sets up African-American literary and arts museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Decatur Daily

    Albert Southall, who served as a foot solider in the Selma to Montgomery Marches, is giving back to the community through his passion for reading. He has set up an AfricanAmerican literary and arts museum with books, posters, paintings, magazines, albums and more that he has accumulated from his 22 years of teaching in the Dallas County School System.


  4. Hillary Clinton picks up another big endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Washington Post

    In March 2015, the Rev. Jesse Jackson attends a civil rights anniversary event in Selma, Ala. 3 comments

  5. A few weeks before he died, Malcolm X endured an appearance on a CBC game showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 |

    ... panel. Boxer Muhammad Ali had just publicly abandoned his "slave name" of Cassius Clay. Organizers had gathered in Selma, Ala., for a voter registration drive that would prove to be one of the touchstones of the Civil Rights Movement. And Malcolm X, ... 2 comments

  6. On I-12 at Covington, road rage and gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The Times-Picayune

    St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Selma, Ala., man on charges of firing a pistol from a car Friday morning during a road-rage incident on Interstate 12 near Covington . Pierre Newberry, 23, was booked at the parish jail with aggravated assault with a gun and illegal use of a weapon.


  7. Law faculty weigh in on law of democracyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | Stanford

    As a Justice Department official last year, Pamela Karlan walked with President Obama and others across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, to mark the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march that culminated in the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the landmark civil rights legislation that outlawed widespread and persistent discrimination against African-American voters. But Karlan and other advocates know well that the battle for voting rights is far from over, a fact that has been thrown into sharp relief this election season.


  8. Mrs. Freddie Ceile Elam ShirleyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Chatsworth Times

    ... Atlanta, GA; son and daughter-in-law, James Harold and Iris Thomason Shirley, Eustis, FL; sister, Marlene Suther, Selma, AL; sister-in-law, Ernestine Elam, Selma, AL; grandchildren, Crista Knittel, Chris Satterfield, Steven Scruggs, Stephanie ...


  9. Police searching for 73-year-old woman who went missing from Selma hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Alabama Live

    Selma police are asking for help locating a missing 73-year-old woman last seen at Vaughan Regional Medical Center.


  10. Teen charged with assault in Selma shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Selma Police Department has charged a teenager with first degree assault in relation to a shooting that occurred in May. According to police, 17-year-old La'Darius Averhart was arrested on June 6 for his alleged involvement in the shooting of a male in the 100 block of Dunklin Street on May 30. Police say the victim was shot once, and the bullet entered and exited his left arm before passing through his abdomen.


  11. John Lewis Closes Out 'March' TrilogyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Roll Call

    ... orthcoming title focuses on the battle to extend voting rights in the Jim Crow South, culminating in a brutal clash in Selma, Alabama.  


  12. Berman to address MSAE graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Act had done. There had been so much written about all that had led to the past Voting Rights Act like marches in Selma, Alabama, for example, but what happened afterward wasn't very well understood, so, I thought, maybe I should tell that story." ...


  13. Transforming Lives and the Human Spirit at the Ancient Africa Enslavement & Civil War MuseumRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | PressReleasePoint

    ... national prominence, following visits by President Clinton, President Obama, Oprah Winfrey and the cast of the movie, "Selma," the history of slavery is a fading memory of a past that most Americans prefer to forget. Last year, a Canadian couple ...


  14. Retired AP photographer Charles Kelly dies at age 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Decatur Daily

    ... 1968 file photo taken by Associated Press photographer Charles Kelly, The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks in Selma, Ala. Kelly, who documented more than three decades of history and captured iconic images of the Civil Rights movement and legends ...


  15. Daily News staff takes honors in awards contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... article about Troup County residents who attended the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. The Daily News staff's award for hard news writing was for their work covering summer 2015's NAACP Journey for ...


  16. The twisted history of the controversial Jefferson Davis HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Alabama Live

    ... surviving portion follows U.S. Highway 80 on the same route that Martin Luther King Jr. followed on his famous 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery march. In the 1910s, when cars were beginning to become more common, there were no numbered highways. In 1911, ...


  17. Obituaries for Monday, June 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | The Fresno Bee

    Clemente Rodriguez Hurtado, 74, of Selma died May 26. He was a farmer. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. June 6 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Kingsburg.


  18. Mentors, their students named to DHS Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | Davis Enterprise

    ... to local schools or the myriad community projects that she either led and worked on a At one point, Dolcini went to Selma, Ala., and became involved with the Freedom Riders in support of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. At home, she served on many ...


  19. Donald Trump is not the victim: The right's laughable spin as violence breaks out in San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 |

    ... Ultimately, regardless of how the right-wing "news" media will distort it, Donald Trump's rally in San Jose is not Selma, Alabama in 1965. Trump is not Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; he is more like George Wallace. Trump's supporters are racists and ...


  20. Rep. John Lewis to Receive Liberty MedalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 |

    ... A. Phillip Randolph , Roy Wilkins , and Whitney Young . Lewis helped lead the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama on "Bloody Sunday" in 1965. This event was recently memorialized in the Oscar-nominated film Selma . Since 1987, ...


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