Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: edmund pettus bridge

Veteran Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson...

  Veteran civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson has passed away at the age of 104. Her son, Bruce Boynton, announced she died on Wednesday. Boynton...

In a Twist of Hypocrisy: Voting Rights...

The signing of the Voting Rights Act in August 1965 was the tangible result of the marches in Selma 50 years ago, a rare...

Obama’s Eloquence in Selma Can’t Hide Black...

President Obama brought the full complement of his eloquence to Selma yesterday to honor the courage of those who marched 50 years ago, but...

Civil Rights Activists Make a Major Push...

As the nation is in the midst of what many consider to be a new wave of the Civil Rights Movement, activists are pushing...

10 Popular World Monuments You Probably Didn’t...

  Edmund Pettus Bridge -- Selma, Alabama The Edmund Pettus Bridge was the site of "Bloody Sunday" on March 7, 1965, when armed officers attacked peaceful...