Election '08 in Civil Rights' Ground Zero

Barack Obama Election 2008 in the Cradle of the Civil Rights Movement Photographer Mario Tama visits Selma and Birmingham as the nation elects its first black American president

The Edmund Pettus Bridge
College students from the NAACP walk across the bridge where civil rights workers and others marching from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 were forcibly turned back by police with clubs and tear gas.

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