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In Selma, foot soldier's kin boosts youth voting rights role

By AARON MORRISON Associated Press During a commemoration of the 1965 voting rights marches from Selma to Montgomery Elliott Smith's great-aunt pushed him across the iconic Edmund Pettus Bridge in a stroller. Decades later, just before her passing, Smith switched…

Kamala Harris to mark 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary in Selma

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to Alabama this weekend to commemorate a key moment of the civil rights movement. Harris will speak in Selma at an event marking the 57th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday." That…