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'The power of the vote'
'The power of the vote'

Phillip Hunter wasn't fighting for his right to vote when he walked 54 miles from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in 1965, enduring police tear gas and billy clubs along the way. At 17, he was too young to vote. "We were marching for our parents' right to vote. We weren't marching for us, because we were juveniles," Hunter, who lives in Bel Air off Ring Factory Road, explained about his role in helping to push for the 1965 Voting Rights Act. One of two Harford County men who took part in the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights march that would change the course of American history, Hunter walked alongside President Barack Obama and his family in February's...

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