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SOS Coalition Call for Post Selma50 Rally at the Alabama Capitol Today

Members of the Save OurSelves Movement for Justice and Democracy (SOS) and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) will hold a rally on the steps of Alabama’s Capitol Building today at 1 p.m. to discuss voting rights and other issues after nearly a week of commemorating the 50th Anniversary of […]


But What of Selma, Worldwide Symbol of Voting Rights and Freedom?

Two of SOS’s founding members, Alabama State Sen. Hank Sanders and Attorney/Poet Faya Rose Toure, have written their perspectives in the New York Times on Selma — its storied past, its stagnated present and their future in the city they’ve fought to love: SELMA, Ala. — The memory is as […]


Selma: The Sacredness of “Bloody Sunday” Triumphs!

Below is a copy of the joint statement released by various groups participating in the Selma-to-Montgomery marches of 1965, events related to which include the Commemoration of and Re-Commitment of Bloody Sunday, the Selma-to-Montgomery March, the Passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and efforts to restore that law in […]


Bridge Crossing Jubilee Focuses on Restoring Voting Rights for Bloody Sunday’s 50th Anniversary

from Birmingham View Magazine Online “Remember, Recommit, and Restore” is the 50th Anniversary theme of the Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee that hosts an annual pilgrimage to honor the “Bloody Sunday” March across the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, 1965. The 2015 Jubilee features more than 50 events, 40 of […]