By Gwen Ifill
Chief Washington Correspondent for CNBC and political writer for the New York Times John Harwood joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how voting rights have changed the political landscape since the first march on Selma in 1965.
By PBS NewsHour
In Selma today, the town of about 20,000 people is roughly 80 percent black and more than 40 percent of residents live in poverty.
By News Desk
President Barack Obama and his family were in Selma, Alabama on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of civil rights marches that led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
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