selma jubilee

Several Honored at Freedom Flame Awards Gala in Selma

The four-day Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma included the annual Freedom Flame Awards Gala, which puts the spotlight on several people for their work in advancing the cause of civil rights. At the event Saturday Night at the Convention Center in Selma,┬áSusan Taylor, Lillian Gregory, Gwen Carr, Lynda Lowery and Yusef Salaam received recognition for their contributions to the movement….

Thousands Take Part in Jubilee Music and Street Festival

The four-day Bridge Crossing Jubilee included the Music and Street Festival, which was held on Water Avenue near the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Saturday afternoon. This event brings out people of all ages, and followed the parade that began from the Concordia College property in the morning. Dozens of vendors were out selling food, clothes and cultural…

More Attendees Announced for 2019 Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma

Organizers of the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma have announced the names of more people who will be coming to this year’s event from across the country. The list includes potential 2020 presidential candidates. “We expect five or six presidential candidates, a number of national civil rights leaders as well as other national leaders,” former state senator and organizer…