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File photo of Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.

01/07/2015

File photo of Vice President Joe Biden. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Biden: Selma Beatings Shaped Him, Nation

Vice 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.

03/03/2013