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Bev Smith: UNITY In Selma

Today on Bev Smith Show, Bev talks about the important events in Selma. Her special guest was Antoinette Harrell, and she is a Researcher that is knowledgeable of the injustice of African-Americans. If you missed […]

WAOK-AM–03/13/2015

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At Selma, Holder Pays Tribute To Civil Rights Foot Soldiers

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, speaking at the church that was the starting point of Selma’s voting rights marches, paid tribute to the foot soldiers of the movement.

03/08/2015

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Martin Luther King III: Selma Anniversary Is No Celebration

Martin Luther King III honored activists who were central to the voting rights movement, but said he can’t call the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday a celebration.

03/08/2015

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DryerBuzz: Selma’s 50th Anniversay

Today was the #LanguageofMen! First, we got the buzz about the Falcons in the tailgate report with Mark Cooper. Next, Yalanda shared her experience at Selma’s 50th anniversary in Alabama. Right here you can listen […]

WAOK-AM–03/08/2015

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Thousands Gather To Commemorate Selma Bloody Sunday Anniversary

Thousands of people gathered in Selma, Alabama on Saturday morning ahead of a speech by President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

03/07/2015

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Daughter Of Martin Luther King Jr. Arrives In Selma

The daughter of the late Martin Luther King Jr. is in Selma, Alabama for the 50th anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” civil rights march.

03/07/2015

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Obama Says Civil Rights Efforts ‘An Unfinished Project’ Ahead Of Selma Anniversary

President Obama said Friday that his 50th anniversary address in Selma highlights the importance of educating a younger generation of Americans about civil rights strife and the “unfinished” racial issues still seen today in incidents such as Ferguson.

03/06/2015

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Atlanta Planning Event To Commemorate Selma March

Atlanta city officials, civil rights leaders and others are planning a special event to honor the upcoming 50th anniversary of a march for voting rights in Selma, Alabama.

02/28/2015

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Youngest Participant In 1965 Selma March Describes The Day

On Sunday in New York, the now 64-year-old mother and grandmother showed the scar she still bears on the back of her head from a brutal beating at the hands of an Alabama state trooper during an earlier march when she was 14.

01/18/2015

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‘Selma’ Stars Including Oprah March In Alabama, Honoring MLK

Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie “Selma” marched with hundreds Sunday ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, recalling one of the bloodiest chapters of the civil rights struggle.

01/18/2015

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