Advertisements

Tag Archives: The Civil Rights Movement

“Selma is one of the places that symbolize the daring of America’s character” – Full Text of Obama’s speech at 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday”

March 8, 2015

0 Comments

Full Text of President Barack Obama’s Speech in Selma/Maya Rhodan  time.com With the infamous Edmund Pettus bridge as back-drop, President Obama gives his well-regarded speech. President Obama spoke before thousands on Saturday during a commemorative ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the events of “Bloody Sunday” when over 600 non-violent protesters were attacked by Alabama […]

Continue reading...