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Bloody Sunday

File photo of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, Alabama. (credit: Stephen Alvarez/Getty Images)

Selma, Ala. Honors Anniversary Of ‘Bloody Sunday’

Speakers at the commemoration Sunday of a key event in African Americans’ fight for voting rights urged Congress to resurrect the requirement that many southern states get federal approval for changes in election laws.

03/09/2014

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Civil Rights Leaders Head To Selma This Weekend

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Hundreds of members of the civil rights community will converge upon Selma, Alabama this weekend to re-enact the march from Selma to Montgomery that took place as a result of the incident known as […]

WAOK-AM–03/02/2012

Al Sharpton Holds Press Conference Ahead Of Commemorative MLK March In DC

Civil Rights Leaders Gather Against Voter Suppression

ATLANTA – (WAOK)  The Reverend Al Sharpton,  who founded the National Action Network announced today,  with a number of other civil rights and community leaders the huge significance of this year’s march from Selma to […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2012

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