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Goldsboro Company Built Bridge Forever Linked To Civil Rights Leader

Goldsboro Company Built Bridge Forever Linked To Civil Rights Leader

As the nation mourns the death of Congressman John Lewis, the local area has an interesting connection to the civil rights icon. On March 7, 1965, Lewis was among the peaceful demonstrators that were attacked and beaten by police as they crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama during a march for black voter…read more »

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