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Morgan State President Wilson to attend Selma-to-Montgomery March commemoration

Morgan State President Wilson to attend Selma-to-Montgomery March commemoration

Morgan State President David Wilson, an Alabama resident who grew up about an hour from the site of the 1965 Civil Rights march from Selma to Montgomery, is returning to the area for this weekend’s 50th Anniversary commemoration. But amid the popular sentiment over an event highlighted by the recent motion picture, “Selma,” Wilson said he initially vowed not to attend. He felt he didn’t need a motion picture – which he says he still hasn’t seen – or a commemoration to understand the moment's place in America’s social fabric. "When I speak of issues of poverty and justice, I'm not just engaging in some ephemeral...

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