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Civil rights leader and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., delivers remarks in front of a freedom bell during the "Let Freedom Ring" commemoration event in 2013. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators of different races and religions from across the country united to take part in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., 50 years ago. AP hide caption

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'A Proud Walk': 3 Voices On The March From Selma To Montgomery

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Spider Martin's most well-known photograph, Two Minute Warning, shows marchers facing a line of state troopers in Selma moments before police beat the protestors on March 7, 1965. The day became known as Bloody Sunday. Spider Martin/Courtesy Tracy Martin hide caption

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Photographer Helped Expose Brutality Of Selma's 'Bloody Sunday'

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In this Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, photo, marchers hold up cellular phones to record the rapper Common and singer-songwriter John Legend performing at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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The Racist History Behind The Iconic Selma Bridge

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Rabbi Max Nussbaum (left) and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Los Angeles. Temple Israel of Hollywood hide caption

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

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David Oyelowo portrays Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma. He says his experience growing up in Nigeria, without experiencing being a minority, helped him approach the job of playing such an iconic figure with less baggage than an American actor might. Atsushi Nishijima/Paramount Pictures/AP hide caption

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In 'Selma,' British Actor Brings Outsider's Perspective To MLK

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Illustrated Memoir Recalls Marching In Selma At Just 15

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Historian Peniel Joseph says criticism of the film Selma as historically inaccurate is misguided, and that the movie correctly portrays African-Americans as the drivers of the civil rights movement. Kelvin Ma/Peniel Joseph hide caption

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