The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, is named after a Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader.
The civil rights icon gave us our "marching orders," the former president wrote in a moving tribute to his friend.
A small but frosty protest marred presidential contender Mike Bloomberg's visit to the historic Brown Chapel in Selma on Sunday.
The Georgia Democrat and civil rights icon spoke on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where he and others faced state-sanctioned violence for peacefully marching.
The former secretary of state called for a “21st-century civil rights movement” to defend the franchise.
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Lewis played a key role in the civil rights movement and marched with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The four-day trek is inspired by the MLK-led civil rights march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery in 1965.
The standoff is still emblazoned in my mind.
The Civil Rights activist employed her passion and love in the quest toward Black freedom.