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Marking the 56th anniversary of Selma's "Bloody Sunday," President Biden signed an executive order focused on ramping up voter registration efforts and making voting more accessible

On Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Biden Issues Exec. Order to Expand Voting Access

Biden Issues Exec. Order to Expand Voting Access on Anniversary of Bloody Sunday

President Biden marked the anniversary of the 1965 ‘Bloody Sunday’ march in Selma, Alabama, by issuing an executive order designed to expand voting access, as Republican lawmakers seek to curb voting rights in the wake of the 2020 election

The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee will mark the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the day in 1965 when civil rights marchers were brutally beaten on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge.​

Sunday marked the 56th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday,’ when about 600 people crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama in an attempt to march for voting rights.

President Joe Biden directed federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access on the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday.

The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee marks the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday — the day on March 7, 1965, that civil rights marchers were brutally beaten by law enforcement officers on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge.

The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee will mark the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the day in 1965 when civil rights marchers were brutally beaten on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge.​

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President Joe Biden is marking a key moment in civil rights history with an executive order to promote voting access. The order is being issued on the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” when marchers were beaten by state troopers in Selma, Alabama, in 1965.

"Our country will never ever be the same because of what happened on this bridge." — John Lewis On this anniversary of Bloody Sunday, to honor those who put their lives on the line, we must pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act.

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Today marks the 100th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. In the absence of spectators being permitted at Croke Park we ask you to pay your own tribute today to those who died by lighting a candle at dusk at home. #BloodySunday100 

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Today marks the 54th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, but the march for voting rights is still not over. Here are 3 things we could do right now to bolster our democracy: 1. Restore the Voting Rights Act 2. Automatic voter registration 3. DC Statehood

#NeverForget : Today marks the 53rd Anniversary of Bloody Sunday when 600 peaceful marchers were assaulted by state troopers o #Selma  's Edmund Pettus Bridge during their 54 mile march for Voting Rights from Selma to Montgomery.

Quite a scene in Selma today on the 54th anniversary of Bloody Sunday.

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With voting rights under attack, Congress must act. That’s why—on the 54th anniversary of Bloody Sunday—I announced these voting & democracy reform priorities: -Restoring the Voting Rights Act (VRA) -Nationwide automatic voter registration -D.C. Statehood

A reenactment of the "Bloody Sunday" march is taking place at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on the 54th anniversary of the demonstration. Democrats including Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker and Hillary Clinton are in attendance.

Tybre Faw traveled 7 hours to see his hero, Rep. John Lewis, who was in Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the anniversary of Bloody Sunday. The boy became emotional when they met, and Lewis invited him to march with him toward the Edmund Pettus Bridge

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