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Kamala Harris leads Bloody Sunday memorial in Selma, Ala.

Vice President Kamala Harris told thousands gathered for the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday attacks on civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, that fundamental freedoms, including the right to vote, are under attack in America even today.

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An Alabama State Trooper checks the Edmund Pettus Bridge for explosives before the annual re-enactment of a key event in the civil rights movement in Selma, Ala., March 5, 2017. Vice President Kamala Harris and Attorney General Merrick Garland are among those marking the 59th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. The events mark law enforcement officers’ March 7, 1965, attack against demonstrators on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks before walking with others across the Edmund Pettus Bridge commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.
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Vice President Kamala Harris and many others walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.
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The Rev. Al Sharpton, Vice President Kamala Harris and Attorney Ben Crump walk and sing across the Edmund Pettus Bridge with others commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.
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Hundreds of people walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.
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The Rev. Al Sharpton, Vice President Kamala Harris Attorney Ben Crump and the second gentleman of the United States Douglas Emhoff walk with hundreds of people across the Edmund Pettus Bridge with others commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.
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Vice President Kamala Harris and many others walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.
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Annie Pearl Avery, left, poses for a photo with Vice President Kamala Harris before walking across the Edmund Pettus Bridge commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during the annual Bloody Sunday bridge crossing jubilee in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 3.
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during the annual Bloody Sunday bridge crossing jubilee in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 3.
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A man walks across the Edmund Pettus Bridge with hundreds of others commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks before walking with others across the Edmund Pettus Bridge commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.
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Hundreds of people gather before walking across the Edmund Pettus Bridge commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday voting rights march in 1965, Sunday, March 3, in Selma, Ala.

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