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Selma Marches

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Today marks the 50th anniversary to the historical event that changed the lives of many Americans of all races.

Thousands of Americans join President Barack Obama today in Selma, Alabama to discuss the progress and downfalls this country has achieved after that historical day.

Here’s what’s being reported:

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Thousands of people are gathering in Selma, Alabama to see President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

Charter buses from across the nation are clogging traffic in the riverside town of 20,000.

It’s a carnival atmosphere with vendors selling souvenirs commemorating the violent confrontation called “Bloody Sunday.” (source)

 

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