Biden marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ by signing voting rights order

A new executive order from President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move that comes as congressional Democrats press for a sweeping voting and elections bill to counter efforts to restrict voting access. His plan was announced during a recorded address on the 56th commemoration […]

Virtual event to mark the 56th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’

Six years ago, then-President Obama and thousands of people marched hand in hand over the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, to mark the 50th anniversary of the brutal attacks protesters faced at the hands of Alabama state troopers as they demanded the right to vote. This Sunday, there will be no marching to commemorate the 56th […]