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Why Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash Refused To March At Selma This Weekend

Musician and actor Harry Belafonte, Freedom Rider Diane Nash and Freedom Rider Charles Jones discussing the Freedom Riders mo
Musician and actor Harry Belafonte, Freedom Rider Diane Nash and Freedom Rider Charles Jones discussing the Freedom Riders movement, July 14, 1961. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)

One of the civil rights movement’s most prominent leaders was absent from the historic re-staging of the 1965 march across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., on Saturday.

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