At 12:15 p.m. EST, the President will deliver remarks at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, marking the 50th anniversary of the marches from Selma to Montgomery.
These marches helped ensure that African Americans could exercise their constitutional right to vote, and led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!