Tag: Alabama


Barack Announces Student Aid Bill Of Rights At Georgia Institute Of Technology.

President Obama Signs a Presidential Memorandum on College Opportunity Published on Mar 10, 2015 On March 10, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks on making college more affordable before singing a Presidential Memorandum that supports the President’s Student Aid Bill of Rights. Learn more: http://www.whitehouse.gov/collegeopportunity   President Obama Speaks […]

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The President In #Selma50

Today, Barack, the girls, and I traveled to Selma, Alabama. There, 50 years ago this month, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Congressman John Lewis, and so many other unsung heroes crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge — standing up for voting rights and full equality under the law for […]


Selma To Montgomery Marches

  The Three Selma To Montgomery Marches The three Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965 were part of the Selma Voting Rights Movement and led to the passage that year of the Voting Rights Act, a landmark federal achievement of the 1960s American Civil Rights Movement. Activists publicized […]


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