Virginia College Students Join Selma March

Mar 10, 2011

A crowd on the bridge surrounds Rev. Jesse Jackson.

Virginia College students recently took part in a march across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. The event was in commemoration of the Bloody Sunday march on March 7, 1965 which was the catalyst of the passage of the Voting Rights Act, passed later that year.

John Lewis,U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district

Terri Sewell, U.S. Representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district with Greg Calhoun, local businessman