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Join us Saturday, October 24, 2020 as we commemorate the life and legacy of the late Congressman John Lewis with a Caravan and Last Words Reading. Participants will assemble at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL.
The caravan will depart at 1 PM. U.S. Representative of Alabama, Terri Sewell, will deliver remarks on the bridge and the caravan will resume to the Alabama State Capitol where Hon. Lewis's last words will be read beginning promptly at 3 PM. Participants may join us at both locations.
Face masks must be worn and will be provided during event. Social distancing will be enforced as we want everyone to enjoy this event SAFELY. For more details, contact the AL NAACP at (256) 444-1300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
See highlights and hear commentary from the John Lewis Commemorative Selma to Montgomery Caravan & Last Words Reading
Read the full text of the late Congressman John Lewis's Last Words here.
The Alabama NAACP has partnered with Economic National Underprivileged Foundation (ENUF) to commemorate the life and legacy of the late Congressman John Lewis.
Speakers and supporters include Benard Simelton, Alabama NAACP President; Southern Poverty Law Center; Violet Edwards, Madison County Commissioner Elect; Rev. Dr. Kathy T. McFadden, Presiding Elder, East Montgomery District of the AME Zion Church; Rep. Prince Chestnut (HD-67), Selma; Robyn Hyden, Executive Director ARISE; Rep. Laura Hall (HD-19), Madison County; and Huntsville City Council President, Devyn Keith. Josh Thompson, AL NAACP Youth President; Demar Thomas of ENUF and other young adults will read the last words of Congressman John Lewis.
The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot to vote in the November 3 General Election is Thursday, October 29, but you should not wait. For more details or assistance, contact the Alabama NAACP at (256) 444-1300.
Vote Early Day is Saturday, October 24th. Early voting rules vary by state and you can learn more about your options at VoteEarlyDay.org by clicking the button below.
With the general election right around the corner, the NAACP Alabama State Conference wants to ensure you are ready & prepared to exercise your right to vote on Nov. 3rd. Join us in Montgomery on Oct. 12th for our drive-through voter registration event sponsored by Alabama NAACP President, Bernard Simelton!
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