NewsOne partnered with Black Voters Matter to document the annual commemoration of the Bloody Sunday marches from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama and help draw attention to the urgent importance of participating in the 2022 midterm elections.

Black Voters Matter has revealed plans to mark the anniversary of the historic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, with a full week of events to keep voting rights at the forefront of political discourse as states continue to restrict access to the ballot.

In advance of President Obama’s trip to Selma, Alabama on Saturday to honor the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches, the president spoke with Tom Joyner on the nationally-syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show. In the interview, which aired Friday morning,  the president said, “The great thing about Selma is that it celebrates not just the famous people, […]

Fifty years ago, several hundred peaceful protesters marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to underscore the need for Black voting rights. Demonstrators were brutalized and beaten by White police officers in what has become known as “Bloody Sunday.” This weekend, scores of civil rights leaders, clergy, elected officials, and peaceful […]