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The Selma, Ala., Bridge Crossing brought more than a thousand people Sunday to the small town best remembered for 'Bloody Sunday,' when voting rights marchers were beaten by state troopers as they began a Civil Rights march to Montgomery in March 1965. The 50-mile march prompted Congress to pass the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Sunday's marchers, including Vice President Joe Biden, participated in the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee. Kingston photographer Jim Gavenus has taken photos at previous events in Selma. For the story, see Page 5A.
The Selma, Ala., Bridge Crossing brought more than a thousand people Sunday to the small town best remembered for 'Bloody Sunday,' when voting rights marchers were beaten by state troopers as they began a Civil Rights march to Montgomery in March 1965. The 50-mile march prompted Congress to pass the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Sunday's marchers, including Vice President Joe Biden, participated in the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee. Kingston photographer Jim Gavenus has taken photos at previous events in Selma. For the story, see Page 5A.
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The Selma, Ala., Bridge Crossing brought more than a thousand people Sunday to the small town best remembered for ‘Bloody Sunday,’ when voting rights marchers were beaten by state troopers as they began a Civil Rights march to Montgomery in March 1965. The 50-mile march prompted Congress to pass the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Sunday’s marchers, including Vice President Joe Biden, participated in the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee. Kingston photographer Jim Gavenus has taken photos at previous events in Selma. For the story, see Page 5A.


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