TUES: REV. AL SHARPTON TO BE JOINED BY CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY BEN CRUMP, WANDA COOPER JONES, THE MOTHER OF AHMAUD ARBERY & PHILONISE FLOYD, THE BROTHER OF GEORGE FLOYD, AS THEY RE-ENACT THE 2ND DAY OF THE SELMA TO MONTGOMERY & CALL FOR THE VOTING RIGHTS BILL TO BE PASSED—
New York, NY (March 7, 2022) – On Tuesday, March 8th at 9 a.m. (CST) Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network (NAN), will lead the 2nd day of the re-enactment of the Selma to Montgomery marches that were held in 1965 along the 54-mile highway from Selma, Alabama to the state capital of Montgomery. The marched were organized by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and others around the constitutional right to vote. Rev. Sharpton and NAN will be joined by civil rights Attorney Ben Crump, the mother of Ahmaud Arbery, Wanda Cooper Jones, and the brother of George Floyd, Philonise Floyd.
Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump
Wanda Cooper Jones, mother of Ahmaud Arbery
Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd
March 8th, 2022
9 a.m. CST
Start: Benton City Limits/Lowndes County Line at Mile Marker 100 at 9 AM CST (8:45 AM CST Torch Passing) Staff please arrive at 8 AM.
Rest Stop: Gas Station at US-80 Mile Marker 102.1
Lunch: Top of the hill at US-80 Mile Marker 104
Rest Stop: Lowndes County Interpretive Center at US-80 Mile Marker 106
Rest Stop: Top of the hill at US-80 Mile Marker 109.7
Final Stop: Wright Chapel AME Zion Church at US-80 Mile Marker 111 around 3 PM CST
About National Action Network (NAN)
National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender. For more information go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net