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Rep. Sewell to welcome VP Kamala Harris to Selma for Bloody Sunday

Vice President Harris will join the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge and deliver remarks.

Rep. Terri Sewell, left, and Vice President Kamala Harris, right, speaking at a White House Black History Month event.
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On Sunday, March 3rd, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, AL-07, will welcome Vice President Kamala Harris back to Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 59th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Vice President Harris will join the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge and deliver remarks. During her speech, the Vice President will honor the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement, address the ongoing work to achieve justice for all, and encourage Americans to continue the fight for fundamental freedoms that are under attack throughout the country. She will be joined by the Second Gentleman.

“At a time when our fundamental freedoms have come under renewed threat, we are grateful to have a President and Vice President who have remained steadfast in their commitment to the cause for which the Foot Soldiers marched, fought, and even died,” said Rep. Sewell. “I am looking forward to welcoming Vice President Harris back to my hometown for a day of remembrance, reflection, and rededication.”

Vice President Harris also visited Alabama in 2022 when she marked the anniversary of Bloody Sunday by meeting with Civil Rights leaders, joining a historic march in Selma, and delivering a speech that called on Congress to defend democracy by protecting the freedom to vote.

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