President Barack Obama delivered a speech in Selma, Al today to mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march known as “Bloody Sunday”. On March 7, 1965, police attacked demonstrators who attempted to cross the Edmund Pettus bridge to protest African-Americans who were denied the right to vote. The country’s first African-American president led the ceremony […]

Georgia Rep. John Lewis was just 25 years old when he made history. 50 years ago on March 7, 1965, the then head of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Lewis and the late Reverend Hosea Williams of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) led the march over Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge to protest the voting rights of […]

Community activist and revolutionary leader Faya Rose Toure was reportedly arrested during a city council meeting in Selma, Alabama on Nov, 25. after protesting the construction of a monument in honor of Ku Klux Klan founding Grand Wizard and Confederate Army General Nathan Bedford Forrest, according to members of the Direct Action Committee of Saving Ourselves organization. […]