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  1. 5 Things To Know About The 1964 Civil Rights ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | National Public Radio

    ... state and local elections. The law was prompted in part by the "Bloody Sunday" attack by police on marchers crossing a Selma, Alabama, bridge that year. That same year, Johnson issued Executive Order 11246, which bans government contractors from ...

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  2. Being Biden Vol. 16: '50 Years Later'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | The White House

    ... Bridge with Congresswoman Terri Sewell and Congressman John Lewis, during the 48th annual Bridge Crossing Ceremony in Selma, Alabama, March 3, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

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  3. Where Are Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway Filming...Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Rock102online.com

    ... who, over time, learns to appreciate his experience and all he has to offer. Meanwhile, in Alabama, the movie Selma is filming a more solemn scene this afternoon. This week, the Oprah Winfrey-produced film is recreating the events of Bloody Sunday, ...

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  4. 'Selma' movie rekindles memoriesRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | SFGate

    ... came calling and amateur actors received instructions at the apex of the Pettus Bridge last week. Now an official at Selma University , as well as a local pastor, Hutchins knew she may have missed the big moment 49 years ago, but wasn't about to let ...

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  5. Introducing School Children to Dr. King's FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Black Voice News

    ... those years ago!'" Forty years after that, James was a guest at an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery, Ala. march and Rev. Vivian was also in attendance. "And I went and introduced myself, saying, 'You don't know me ...

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  6. Law enforcement should promote minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... has an excellent reputation of being an outstanding law enforcement officer, he is not a minority. Perhaps a trip to Selma, Ala., would be a wake-up call for not only Sheriff O'Connor but also our Victoria police chief. Now, speaking of the police ...

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  7. Former U.N. ambassador speaksRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | The Marion Star

    ... through non-violence. He was a key strategist and negotiator during the civil rights campaigns in Birmingham and Selma, Alabama, which resulted in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Harding's speech Oct. ...

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  8. Outrage! ASU Female Professor Manhandled & Arrested for WWBRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... I ask those who are suffering from such apathy to remember that it was the outrage of seeing what happened in Selma, Alabama back in '65 that moved a president to action and galvanized decent people to protest against the injustice. It was the ...

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  9. Selma man arrested on burglary chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Selma Police Officers responded to a business on the 500 block of Old Cahaba Road after a burglary alarm activated at 4 a.m. on Thursday.

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  10. Williamson coach remembers former linebacker killed in recent rash of homicides, wants...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... months before his death on June 20, Populus came by to say hi, the coach said. He had attended Concordia College in Selma for some time, but had come back home. Populus recently had a son, and had been working at a local fast food restaurant to help ...

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  11. TV Tonight: Season opens for 'NY Med'Read the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Lansing State Journal

    ... We get a roller-coaster of triumphs and tragedies. For a time, the movement slowed; then came a confrontation in Selma, Ala.: Police had dogs, clubs and fire hoses; marchers had public opinion. A profound change was coming (slowly) to the U.S. ...

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  12. Selma sites offer tours for one dollarRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    If you're looking for something to do and don't have a lot of cash, Selma and Dallas County Tourism officials say they have just the thing for you.

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  13. Mehmet Oz scrubs for NY MedMehmet Oz scrubs for NY MedInside look at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Salinas Californian

    ... We get a roller-coaster of triumphs and tragedies. For a time, the movement slowed; then came a confrontation in Selma, Ala.: Police had dogs, clubs and fire hoses; marchers had public opinion. A profound change was coming (slowly) to the U.S. "The ...

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  14. Online Only: Massachusetts, nation reflect on Civil Rights ActRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... a photo in his Washington office that shows him and his wife with U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., during a recent trip to Selma, Ala., where Lewis - one of the original Freedom Riders - had been brutally beaten as a young man during a civil rights ...

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  15. Project could solve mystery of Alabama's first state capitalRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... when Tuscaloosa became the capital in 1826 was the resurgence of Cahawba as the economic heart of Dallas County, while Selma became the county seat. "Those log cabins in Cahawba gave way to better housing, including mansions built by wealthy ...

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  16. US Congress Grants Top Honor to Civil Rights LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Voice of America

    ... for civil rights was fought on bus rides through South Carolina, Mississippi, and even on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama," said Reid. Events honoring the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, including exhibits, lectures, concerts ...

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  17. UAW Finds New Ways to Get Organizing WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... Seating, a subsidiary of Southfield-based Lear, for harassing workers. The union postponed a vote at the plant in Selma, Ala. Most manufacturers are looking for the lowest-cost labor possible and the most generous tax incentives and training ...

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  18. 'The Difficulty of Crossing a Field': Opera ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... as a pretend journalistic account in Hearst's San Francisco Examiner . Set in 1854, on a slave plantation near Selma, Alabama, it recounts how a planter named Williamson ( Mark Bringelson ) suddenly seemingly disappears without a trace in front of ...

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  19. AL.com readers submit their own gender reveal party photos; share yoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Kate Wood of Selma, Ala., held a gender reveal a few months ago where she and her husband gave confetti-filled balloons to their party guests.

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  20. Nothing Is As It DisappearsRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | A Fool in the Forest

    ... of narrative threads, a 750-word story by Ambrose Bierce in which Mr. Williamson, a plantation owner in 1854 near Selma, Alabama, one day sets out to walk across one of his fields to deliver an instruction and, in plain view of witnesses, ...

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