Journey For Justice March From Selma To DC

By Alvin Benn, www.montgomeryadvertiser.com -

By Alvin Benn in The Montgomery Advertiser - Protest marches have been part of Selma’s civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for [...]

The Dark Side Of Selma The Mainstream Media Ignored

By Alice Ollstein, www.thinkprogress.org -

When nearly 100,000 people descended on Selma last week to mark the 50th anniversary of the attack on voting rights protesters known as Bloody Sunday, they encountered a city that looked nothing [...]

We Must Honor The Legacy Of Selma Foot Soldiers

By Deborah J. Vagins, www.huffingtonpost.com -

In an important moment of bipartisanship, Congress unanimously passed a bill this month that honors the thousands of people who marched for voting rights 50 years ago in Selma, Alabama, with the [...]

From Selma To Citizens United: Struggle For One Person, One Vote

By Chris Kromm, www.southernstudies.org -

The 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches -- and the brutal backlash to them from Alabama state troopers -- galvanized national support for the Voting Rights Act, changing the balance of power in the [...]