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“Selma is one of the places that symbolize the daring of America’s character” – Full Text of Obama’s speech at 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday”

March 8, 2015


Full Text of President Barack Obama’s Speech in Selma/Maya Rhodan With the infamous Edmund Pettus bridge as back-drop, President Obama gives his well-regarded speech. President Obama spoke before thousands on Saturday during a commemorative ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the events of “Bloody Sunday” when over 600 non-violent protesters were attacked by Alabama […]

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