Seattle-area group heads to Deep South to honor civil-rights struggle

Alabama state troopers swing nightsticks to break up a march for voting rights in Selma, Ala., on March 7, 1965. (The Associated Press)

A group of 52 adults and college students is headed to the Deep South to see people and places that were key to the civil-rights efforts in the 1950s and 1960s, and are still important today.

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