Tag Archives: Selma Alabama

Saturday Open Thread

Hello Everyone. Hope you’re enjoying the weekend with friends and family. Today, we’re going into the archives and pulled out a few of President Obama’s speeches.

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Videos & Photos | President Obama Selma Speech & The First Family In Selma

Update: Full Selma Speech The sun sets over the Edmund Pettus Bridge where preparations for the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march with a visit Saturday with President Barack Obama and the first family, Friday, March. 6, 2015, in … Continue reading

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Photos |Blood Sunday| Edmund Pettus Bridge Re-enactment

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Video | 2013 Selma March Re-enactment: Bloody Sunday Edmund Pettus Bridge Showdown For the 1965 Voting Rights Act

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks Sunday, March 3, 2013, during the Martin and Coretta King Unity Brunch at Wallace Community College in Selma, Ala. The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee commemorates the anniversary of the voting rights march of 1965. … Continue reading

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Video | Rachel Maddow On SCOTUS & Voting Rights Act & HISTORY!

Worth watching. The segment speaks for itself. Interview with Rep. John Lewis- Scalia has opened old wounds with his racists remarks. YOUR WASTED VOTE?

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