Story | Mar 5, 2015 | 3:01 AM
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Story | Mar 5, 2015 | 10:33 AMThey only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience.
Story | Mar 5, 2015 | 5:20 AM
President Barack Obama will commemorate some real heroes this weekend in Selma, Ala. the African-American citizens and their white supporters who risked life and limb a half-century ago to achieve their constitutional right to vote. And as Georgia Rep....
Story | Mar 5, 2015 | 8:05 AM
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama, by passing a federal Voting Rights Act that would "open the city of hope to all people of all races."...
Story | Mar 2, 2015 | 3:43 PM
Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to those who participated in the historic Selma civil rights protest 50 years ago, enduring police violence as they peacefully marched for the right to vote. The...