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Body of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis crosses Selma Bridge

By Kim Chandler Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, for the final...

Rep. Terri Sewell Supports Renaming Edmund Pettus Bridge

The Birmingham Times U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell said Monday she is in favor of renaming the Edmund Pettus bridge in her hometown of Selma, Ala. “There...

Congressional leaders in Birmingham for Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Many of Alabama’s political leaders, locally and nationally, gathered Friday in Birmingham for the 26th annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage....

Congressional delegation tours Birmingham during Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times A bipartisan delegation of Congressional members - blacks and whites; Democrats and Republicans; men and women -- on Friday  toured...

Black marchers, white re-enactors find common foe in Selma

By Kim Chandler and Jay Reeves Associated Press SELMA, Ala. — The mayor of Selma refused to back down last week in a fight that has...