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Remembering Judge Johnson

Remembering Judge Johnson

By on 19 January, 2015 in Government, Holidays, Kate and Stephen, Legal Issues with 2 Comments

In the Montgomery airport, there’s a new advertisement for the movie Selma, which was shot partly right here in town. The movie’s advertising slogan reads “One dream can change the world.” That’s catchy, and clearly calls back to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous speech at the 1963 March on Washington. Unfortunately, it reflects a common […]

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Spring Civil Rights Anniversaries Will Be Epic

Spring Civil Rights Anniversaries Will Be Epic

By on 12 January, 2015 in Lynne Schneider with 0 Comments

This year, Montgomery’s past becomes a present-day chance for enrichment, culturally and economically. The city celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Selma marches that led to passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. This spring, Montgomery is the place to be. In March, tourists will revisit all three of the 1965 marches from Bloody Sunday […]

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