Edmund Pettus Bridge
Harris reaffirmed the administration's commitment to full securing the right to vote and protecting access to democracy.
Attorney Jack Greenberg, a protege of and successor to Thurgood Marshall at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and the last lawyer to have argued Brown v. Board of Education, has died at 91.
A billboard with the visage of the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan was recently erected within sight of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL, where President Obama will be speaking today to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” reports the NY Daily News. Billboard honoring KKK founder set up by […]
Days before the nation acknowledges the 50 years that have passed since peaceful civil rights demonstrators were brutality beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a new petition has circulated to rename the historic bridge in Selma, Alabama. In an interview with Huff Post Live, Brandi Hatter, outreach coordinator for Students UNITE, spoke about the group’s decision to […]
Common and John Legend captured Oscar gold on Sunday with their win for Best Original Song for “Glory,” the title track to the movie “Selma.” During their acceptance speech, both Legend and Common spoke of the fight against social injustice in their respective remarks after grabbing hold of their Academy Award. Common told the audience […]
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