50 Yers Later SELMA

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50 years later on March 7, 2015, Ge­or­gia Con­gress­man John Lewis, in­tro­duced the Pres­i­dent of the United States at the March on Selma. Ac­tivist Amelia Boyn­ton Robin­son, now 103-was there in her wheel­chair, march­ing across that same bridge, next to the Pres­i­dent and First Lady.

Of­fi­cial White House Pho­tog­ra­pher Pete Souza took pic­tures to cap­ture this his­toric mo­ment.

Aboard Air Force One in route to Alabama, Pres­i­dent Obama signs H.R. 432 au­tho­riz­ing the Con­gres­sional Gold Medal to the “Foot Sol­diers” who par­tic­i­pated in Bloody Sun­day, Turn­around Tues­day, or the fi­nal Selma to Mont­gomery Vot­ing Rights March dur­ing...

The Pres­i­dent hugs Yolanda Re­nee King, grand­daugh­ter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as her par­ents, Martin Luther King III and An­drea Wa­ters look on.

In Selma, the Pres­i­dent greets for­mer foot sol­dier Amelia Boyn­ton Robin­son, (103 years old), back­stage be­fore the cer­e­mony.

Mem­bers of the au­di­ence lis­ten to Rep. John Lewis.

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