Hillary Clinton to Deliver Keynote Address at Montgomery Bus Boycott Anniversary Event

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In her speech, Clinton will discuss the lasting effect of the historic 1955 boycott that spurred the Civil Rights Movement.

Hillary Clinton is headed to Montgomery today to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott.

The New York Times reports that Clinton will join prominent civil rights activists later today at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church and deliver a keynote address focusing on the lasting effects of the historic boycott.

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Organized by the National Bar Association, the two-day ceremony will gather prominent civil rights activists such as Benjamin Crump, the lawyer for both Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown’s families, and Rev. Bernice King, Dr. Martin Luther King’s daughter.

Tomorrow, the attendees will reveal a new display at the location where Parks was arrested in 1955, and will later travel to Selma to walk in unity across the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge.

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