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.
Biden: Selma Beatings Shaped Him, NationVice President Joe Biden said nothing shaped his consciousness more than seeing TV footage of voting rights marchers being beaten by state troopers on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965.

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