Selma 50

First daughters Malia (pictured left) and Sasha Obama weren’t in Selma, Al attending the 50th anniversary ceremony of Bloody Sunday as a family obligation for their…

50 years ago, John Lewis and Amelia Boynton Robinson bravely faced Alabama State troopers and local police at the tip of the Edmund Pettus Bridge…

From Eric Garner, an unarmed 43-year-old man killed by NYPD on July 17, 2014, to Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager killed by a Ferguson police…

John Rankin squinted and looked toward the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. The memories from an awful day 50 years ago gathered in his…

  50 years ago this week, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a host of others, including Congressman John Lewis then a young civil rights…

  Jacque Reid talks to Congresswoman Terri Sewell about the 50th celebration of Bloody Sunday in Selma, AL. “As a daughter of Selma, we are so…

This weekend, Selma, Alabama celebrates its significant place in history with the Selma 50 celebration. 50 years ago this weekend, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,…

This upcoming weekend is an emotional one because it marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic and groundbreaking marches from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama. Initiated…