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Bringing change to Selma - Al Jazeera America
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:06:19 GMT


Al Jazeera America

Bringing change to Selma
Al Jazeera America
When Jerria Martin returned to Selma in 2013 after graduating from Princeton University with a master's in divinity, it took her more than six months to find a job in her economically depressed hometown. Now, the 27-year-old wants to become her ...

Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson, icon of 'Bloody Sunday' march ... - AL.com
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:12:17 GMT


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Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson, icon of 'Bloody Sunday' march ...
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U.S. President Barack Obama (4th L) participates in a march with civil rights movement veterans across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 7, 2015. Also pictured are first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L) and U.S. Representative John Lewis ...

Too few exercise voting rights won in Selma, Obama declares - AL.com
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 20:59:48 GMT


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Too few exercise voting rights won in Selma, Obama declares
AL.com
U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd L) participates in a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 7, 2015. Also pictured are first lady Michelle Obama (L), U.S. Representative John Lewis (D-GA) (2nd L), former first lady Laura Bush ...
Obama urges lawmakers to drop voter ID laws, strengthen protectionsAl Jazeera America
Obama Urges Restoring Voting Rights ProvisionsNew York Times

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Memorial services set for civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson - AL.com
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:04:52 GMT


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Memorial services set for civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson
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U.S. President Barack Obama (4th L) participates in a march with civil rights movement veterans across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 7, 2015. Also pictured are first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L) and U.S. Representative John Lewis ...
Savannah native and civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson diesPress Examiner
Selma civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies aged 104The Weather Space

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Selma to Montgomery photo exhibit on display, photography from former ... - AL.com
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:47:44 GMT


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Selma to Montgomery photo exhibit on display, photography from former ...
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The Archaeology Museum at the University of South Alabama welcomed the temporary exhibit Selma to Montgomery: Spider Martin's Historic Photographs on Wednesday to great fanfare, according to university officials. James 'Spider' Martin was one of the ...

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Three killed in accident on Alabama Highway 5 - Selma Times-Journal
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:28:15 GMT


Three killed in accident on Alabama Highway 5
Selma Times-Journal
Alabama State Troopers are investigating a traffic accident in Safford Friday afternoon that killed three people. According to Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel, the two-vehicle accident happened around 11:30 a.m. Friday morning on Alabama Highway 5.

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Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104 - Al Jazeera America
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:09:41 GMT


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Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104
Al Jazeera America
Boynton Robinson was among those beaten during the voting rights march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, in March 1965 that became known as "Bloody Sunday." State troopers teargassed and clubbed the marchers as they tried to ...
Civil Rights heroine Dr. Amelia Boynton Robinson passes away at age 104Yellowhammer News
Amelia Boynton Robinson noted as fearless, tireless leaderWBRC FOX6 - MyFoxAL.com
Remembering Amelia Boynton Robinson: 1911-2015MSNBC
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Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at 104 - U.S. News & World Report
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:59:00 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at 104
U.S. News & World Report
Boynton Robinson was among those beaten during the voting rights march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, in March 1965 that became known as "Bloody Sunday." State troopers teargased and clubbed the marchers as they tried to ...

Selma to Washington: NAACP begins 860-mile march for voting rights (+video) - Christian Science Monitor
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:11:23 GMT


Christian Science Monitor

Selma to Washington: NAACP begins 860-mile march for voting rights (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
Fifty years after Selma's historic marches for voting equality, NAACP marchers depart from the city's iconic bridge for a month-and-a-half-long journey on foot to advocate for racial equality over a spectrum of issues. ... 15 arrival in the capital ...
Selma marchers begin 860-mile trek to WashingtonAL.com
NAACP's Journey for Justice March begins in SelmaWTVM
NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in SelmaU.S. News & World Report

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Dallas Co. clergy members take message from pulpit to gridiron - WBRC FOX6 - MyFoxAL.com
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:37:00 GMT


Dallas Co. clergy members take message from pulpit to gridiron
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“We haven't forgotten about this great historical 50 year celebration of Selma, Alabama. In fact, God said everyone is celebrating an old thing but He's fixing to do a new thing. The new thing He's going to do in the beginning of the 51st year is to ...

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