Saturday, March 07, 2015

President Obama honours "heroes" of "Bloody Sunday"

President Obama spoke today in Selma, Alabama at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the iconic "Bloody Sunday" civil rights march in which police attacked demonstrators campaigning for voting rights.

"Because of what they did, the doors of opportunity swung open not just for African Americans, but for every American," he said.

The speech:

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