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Joint Center President Report from Selma 2015

We had a memorable experience in Selma this past weekend. Selma 50th in Pictures: We took pictures and tweeted in real-time, and you can see an overview on one page by clicking here.

Marching on Bridge with John Lewis and President Obama: I was honored to represent the Joint Center in marching to the top of the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Saturday (above). My Huffington Post piece on the experience is here.

Joint Center Selma Voting Event: Professors Ted Shaw, Khalilah Brown-Dean, Ismail White, and Andra Gillespie captivated us in an engaging roundtable discussion on the new Joint Center voting report at the Selma Public Library, just after the President’s speech. The report has been well-received and extensively cited. Many people–including both John Lewis and Martin Luther King III–mentioned the report while I was in Selma. Click here for the 2-page summary and full 46-page report.