Several Democratic White House hopefuls are gathering at one of America’s seminal civil rights sites on Sunday to pay homage to that legacy and highlight their own connections to the movement.
By Errin Haines, Associated Press
For the second year in a row, all nominees in all four acting categories were white. So #OscarsSoWhite began trending again on Twitter.
By Joshua Barajas
Over the weekend, visitors like President Obama and nearly 100 members of Congress flocked to Selma, Alabama, to celebrate the anniversary of a civil rights milestone. But 50 years since protesters defiantly crossed the city's iconic Edmund Pettus bridge, Selma…
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
Gwen Ifill talks to Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report about President Obama’s speech at the 50th anniversary of the bloody protest at Selma, Alabama, and how the 2016 presidential race could…
By Gwen Ifill
We are a nation that was born and bred in conflict. But at least now -- at least this weekend in Selma, we were engaged in a common cause to use conflict as a path toward a community ideal.
As events commemorating "Bloody Sunday" continue this weekend, take a look back at some of the iconic photos which captured moments in the country's history leading up to the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.
By Associated Press
The Bloody Sunday 50th anniversary commemoration continued Sunday with gatherings and other events in Selma before a group retraces the steps that helped secure equal voting rights 50 years ago.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama had said he was taking his daughters to Selma to "remind them of their own obligations."…
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