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White House: Obama to visit Selma in March

Obama's visit will mark the anniversaries of the Selma march and the signing of the Voting Rights Act. (Source: Raycom Media) Obama's visit will mark the anniversaries of the Selma march and the signing of the Voting Rights Act. (Source: Raycom Media)
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WAFF) -

White House officials confirm President Barack Obama will travel to Selma March 7 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery.

A White House spokesperson said the visit will also highlight the President and his administration's overall efforts to mark the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

More details of Obama's trip will be announced at a later date.

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