Eclipse Magazine - Produced by NABVETS 2015 First Edition | Page 17

ring Soldiers ent Battlefield LMA ears Later Fifty years after the participants in that historic event faced brutal violence with courage, bravery and determination to achieve a better life for Blacks and push America towards a truly “free and equal” future, people of every race and religion were able to walk across the bridge in peace led by America’s first Black President walking hand-in-hand with some of the original Foot Soldiers that risked their lives to make it possible. President Obama greets original Selma foot soldier at 50th Anniversary.