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Retired Alabama Power vice president still marching from Selma to Montgomery

When former Alabama Power vice president Julian Smith retired in 2008, he continued overseeing fundraising efforts for the Selma to Montgomery March Foundation board. Born and raised in Selma,...

Commemoration of ‘Bloody Sunday’ set in Alabama

Several members of Congress have joined civil rights activists and others for the annual commemoration of a day of racial violence in Selma dating...

Terri Sewell: Remembering Bloody Sunday

History is never stagnant. The saga of American democracy and the battle for the right to vote has its moments of inspiration, just as...

Moral activists to hold Selma voting rights town hall Sunday

Fifty-two years after the “Bloody Sunday” attacks on marchers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a group of moral activists will a hold town hall...

Selma to commemorate”Bloody Sunday” will host largest voting rights commemoration event...

On Thursday, March 2 through Sunday, March 5, Selma, Ala. will host the largest voting rights commemoration event in the country — the Bridge...

Diamond anniversary celebration set for Edmund Pettus Bridge

The city of Selma has celebrated its fair share of anniversaries this year, but there is one that hasn't been celebrated yet - the...

Roundup of Sunday editorials from Alabama’s leading newspapers

A round-up of Sunday editorials from Alabama’s leading newspapers: The Anniston Star –  Our 'frustration' over the Alabama Legislature In recent years, Alabama’s modern-day lawmakers have...

State Senate seeks to rename Edmund Pettus Bridge

Alabama senators are seeking to rename Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge, a historic site in the voting rights movement that bears the name of a...

Bill Cosby to advocate for education in rural Alabama

Embattled actor and comedian Bill Cosby will visit Alabama on Thursday and Friday for events aimed at highlighting schools in one of the poorest...

Conservatives enraged by NYT Selma photo “cropping” George W. Bush

Once again, the New York Times “liberal bias” has raised the ire of conservatives. For the 50th anniversary of the march on Selma, Alabama, the...
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