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Black Caucus to join Selma-Montgomery march

Posted 03/7/2012

The Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Members of the Alabama Legislative Black Caucus plan to join demonstrators protesting the state’s voter ID and immigration laws during a 10-mile leg of the march between Selma and Montgomery on Wednesday. Caucus chairman Sen. Bobby Singleton says he expects about 15 black lawmakers to make the trip down…

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History Now: Sharpton Recreates Selma To Montgomery March

Posted 03/4/2012

Spearheaded by Civil Rights activist and host of MSNBC’s PoliticsNation, Rev. Al Sharpton, the recreation of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to…

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Modern issues focus of Alabama march anniversary

Posted 03/3/2012

ANDY BROWNFIELD, Associated Press Updated 12:19 p.m., Saturday, March 3, 2012 MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – It won’t just be about history when crowds cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge this weekend and recreate the famous civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery – it will be about targeting Alabama’s toughest-in-the-nation immigration laws and its new voter ID requirements….

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