Selma Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. If John Lewis helped end segregation, he can help end the reign of the NRARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 |

    In this March 7, 1965 file photo, state troopers use clubs against participants of a civil rights voting march in Selma, Ala. At foreground right, John Lewis, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is beaten by a state trooper.


  2. Dad's Last ErectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Greg Palast

    ... store was locked from the inside by a poisonous fear of leaving life to chance. On the fortieth anniversary of the Selma March, there was a big family-style dinner in Birmingham, Alabama, for the surviving giants of the Civil Rights movement. I ...


  3. When King Came To Chicago: See The Rare Images Of His Campaign - In ColorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | WNED

    ... of my family and vacations." As a young priest, Kleina was drawn to the civil rights movement. He followed King to Selma, Ala., in 1965, but he says he couldn't take photographs there for fear his camera would be destroyed. But in 1966, when King ...


  4. 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Involved in Effort to Free 'We Shall Overcome' from CopyrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Billboard

    ... music to archival footage as well as scenes depicting the 1963 riots in Birmingham, Alabama, the 1965 riots in Selma, Alabama, the conflict that year at the Pettus Bridge, and the 1968 riots in Washington following the assassination of Martin Luther ...


  5. 1 arrested, another sought in Selma homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Selma Police Department has arrested one suspect and is searching for one more in connection to a fatal shooting Sunday. According to a news release from Selma police, La'Darrius Dees, 18, of Selma, was arrested Wednesday and charged with capital murder, attempt to commit murder and discharging a firearm into an unoccupied vehicle.


  6. Teen charged with capital murder in Selma shooting death, second suspect soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Alabama Live

    La'Darrius Dees was identified as a suspect in the Towns Circle homicide and was arrested Wednesday, Selma police say. He is also charged with attempted murder and discharging firearm into an unoccupied vehicle.


  7. Alabama man pleads guilty in death of man he met onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    A Selma man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the death of a man he arranged to meet with online. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says 24-year-old Carl Edward Brown pleaded guilty to murder Monday in the death of 47-year-old Julius Burnett, who worked as a paralegal in Birmingham.


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

    Jun 13, 2016 | 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.


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

    Jun 13, 2016 | 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.


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

    Jun 12, 2016 | 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.


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

    Jun 11, 2016 | Washington Post

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

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

    Jun 11, 2016 |

    ... 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, ... 15 comments

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

    Jun 10, 2016 | 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.


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

    Jun 9, 2016 | 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.


  15. Mrs. Freddie Ceile Elam ShirleyRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | 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 ...


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

    Jun 7, 2016 | Alabama Live

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


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

    Jun 7, 2016 | 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.


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

    Jun 7, 2016 | 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.  


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

    Jun 7, 2016 | 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." ...


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

    Jun 7, 2016 | 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 ...


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