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Results for Selma to Montgomery

Sojo Stories: Marching Alongside a Civil Rights Hero
Originally Posted: 07/31/2013 - 11:10am | Type: Blog

It may have taken a little bit of prodding — a little ‘you-want-me-to-do-what?’ and a lot of faith — but in the end, Congressman John Lewis agreed to go along with staffer Andrew Aydin’s out-of-the-box idea. T ...

Watch the Vote: Supreme Court Effectively Kills Voting Rights Act
Originally Posted: 06/26/2013 - 5:38am | Type: Blog

Blood had to flow from Edmund Pettus Bridge to prompt Congress to craft its original list, which was still largely viable. I fear blood may have to flow again before Congress and the will of the American publi ...

Joe Biden, John Lewis, and the Long Road to Reconciliation
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 6:24pm | Type: Blog

Vice President Joe Biden at Civil Rights landmark: "... it took me 48 years to get here." This year marks a long list of anniversaries in our nation's long march fo ...