Debra Barnes Wilson was 8 on "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Alabama. She and her grandmother, Julia Barnes, joined the voting rights marchers, filing in at the back of the column, but turned back because the elder, an asthmatic, grew short of breath. [Source]
Two events -- a Trump rally and a voting rights march -- in the same state on the same day this Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend encapsulated a nation at odds with itself about the future of its democracy.
Women and allies will gather at more than 600 marches across the United States on Saturday in support of reproductive rights, with the largest rally expected in the nation's capital, according to organizers.
Exactly 57 years after the 1963 civil rights march on Washington, thousands descended on the National Mall to again call for ending police violence, dismantling systemic racism and ensuring access to the ballot box.
Five Democratic presidential contenders will help mark the anniversary of a landmark civil rights march in Alabama on Sunday, the day after strong African-American support powered Joe Biden to a resounding victory in South Carolina.