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Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March

Slain Civil Rights Activist To Receive Posthumous Degree

AP | Corey Williams | Posted 03.21.2015 | Black Voices

DETROIT (AP) -- For 24 years, a stone marker has stood along U.S. 80 in Alabama's Lowndes County, near the spot where Viola Gregg Liuzzo was fatally s...

John Lewis Shares Memories From Selma In This Incredible Series Of Tweets

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.07.2015 | Black Voices

Congressman John Lewis was a young man when he marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama with Martin Luther King Jr. in 1965 -- and fifty years later,...

Distance Is No Big Deal For These Citizens Traveling To Selma This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.07.2015 | Black Voices

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday; the pinnacle of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Selma to Montgomery march in Alabama, and an iconic d...

The Comparisons Between Ferguson And Selma Are Too Similar To Ignore

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.05.2015 | Black Voices

They only lasted minutes, but the images of the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, on television permanently seared the inhumanity o...

Photographs Of The Freedom Journey In 1965 Illuminate The Past's Connection To The Present

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.20.2015 | Arts

Stephen Somerstein is a retired physicist who spent many years working at the Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. But long before he devote...

Alabama Prepares For Major Civil Rights Anniversary

AP | PHILLIP RAWLS | Posted 03.25.2015 | Black Voices

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march is a year away, and both cities are making plans to draw...