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Author: Nia Obotette

Cycling in the footsteps of black history: A father-daughter journey from Selma to Montgomery

In the fading days of normality before the coronavirus permeated every aspect of modern life and when people could still gather, the Montgomery Bicycle Club commemorated the 55th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Voters Rights March. For the February 22 event, Cyclists followed the same 54-mile route that the foot soldiers took during their tension-packed march across the Pettus Bridge to the steps of the Alabama State Capitol, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a host of others, addressed a crowd of 25,000 people in support of voting rights. In 1965, the Voting Right marchers walked an...

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