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Selma Jubilee Focuses on Restoring Voting Rights for Bloody Sunday’s 50th Anniversary

"Remember, Recommit, and Restore" is the 50th Anniversary theme of the Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee that hosts an annual pilgrimage to honor the "Bloody Sunday" March across the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7,...

“An All-Star Salute to Selma” Set for Bridge Crossing Jubilee On Sunday, March 8

(Selma, AL - February 10, 2015) -- “An All-Star Salute to Selma” docu-concert featuring well-known gospel and R&B artists will culminate nearly a week of activities commemorating the 50th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" on Sunday,...

Montgomery Announces City Events in Selma50 Anniversary

MONTGOMERY – City, county and community leaders in Alabama's capital hosted a media briefing Thursday to update the public on plans for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery March. "Today, we want...

President Obama Budgets $50 Million to Restore Civil Rights Sites

President Barack Obama is calling for $50 million to restore national parks sites associated with the civil rights movement to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The president’s budget -- which has...

Obama Returns to Alabama As President for Selma50 Anniversary

The former Senator from Chicago, IL, who crossed Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge as a presidential candidate in March 2007 will return to Alabama in March 2015 as the sitting 44th President of the United...

Voting Matters: Politics, the Mid-Term and the Next 50 Years

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, born out of the blood, sweat, tears and lives of thousands of Americans citizens who marched across Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge en...