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Sanders and Stewart Square Off in State Senate Runoff

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A political newcomer takes on a political giant — in the race to represent the people of senate district 23. Selma attorney and former state senator Hank Sanders — is running to win back the senate seat that he previously held for 35 years. “So, I know all of the ends and outs. And I…

High Profile Feud Leads to Million Dollar Lawsuit in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma Attorney and long-time former state senator Hank Sanders — files a million dollar defamation lawsuit against Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson. The lawsuit filed against Jackson — was not in his capacity as District Attorney. The suit stems from a $200 dollar political ad that Jackson bought in the Bridge Crossing Jubilee newspaper…

President Biden to Appear Virtually at King Unity Breakfast in Selma

President Biden is scheduled to make a virtual speech at the Martin & Coretta King Unity Breakfast in Selma on Sunday. The announcement was made by Hank Sanders of the Selma-to-Montgomery March Commemoration Foundation Board. The breakfast will take place at Wallace Community College Selma. Because of the pandemic, it will be a drive-in event in the parking lot, starting…

Pandemic Won’t Stop Annual Martin & Coretta King Unity Breakfast in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– One of the major events of the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee — will be go on this year despite the pandemic. The Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast — will be a drive-in event this year. The event will take place in the parking lot of Wallace Community College Selma — instead of the gym….

2018 Bridge Crossing Jubilee Underway in Selma

Events begin today

The annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee is underway in Selma. The event commemorates the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march and Bloody Sunday. Each year, the celebration draws people from across the country, including political leaders and other notable people. This information comes from State¬† Senator Hank Sanders: The 2018 Bridge Crossing Jubilee is Underway! Many Diverse Events Taking Place TODAY, March…

Sen. Hank Sanders Decides Not to Seek Re-Election

Despite having already qualified to run for re-election, Sen. Hank Sanders (D-Selma) has decided not to seek another term in the Alabama Senate. He has held the District 23 seat since 1983. In a statement emailed to Alabama News Network, Sanders said, “Some time, it is time. Some time we do not realize it is time until something special happens.¬†…