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Selma's Annual Bridge Crossing

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Selma's annual bridge crossing Jubilee is this weekend.

The event commemorates March 7th 1965 when voting right's marchers were beaten by law enforcement on Selma's Edmund Pettus Brige

This year's Jubilee features civil rights leader Jesse Jackson. Tony Award winning entertainer Jennifer Holiday and many others.

There is a concert tonight and Sunday marchers will re-enact the march across the bridge.

Also, a group leaves Selma on Monday, to visit Washington in an effort to get new protections, for voting rights.


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