Reverend Al Sharpton will deliver a key sermon at Brown Chapel A.M.E. in Selma, Alabama on Sunday, March 8.
His sermon at 11 a.m will commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches and the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Selma is where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders were based during the 1965 Voting Rights campaign and organized historic marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
Additionally, on Friday, March 6, Rev. Sharpton will host his MSNBC show Politics Nation live from Selma as well as his nationally syndicated radio show.
On Saturday, March 7, he will join other civil rights leaders as they listen to President Obama and Bush’s speeches at the Edmund Pettus Bridge to mark the 50th anniversary of the marches from Selma to Montgomery and the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.