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Obama and Clinton Campaign on Anniversary of Selma March

Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton both appeared in Selma, Ala. at the anniversary ceremony of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march.

Obama and Clinton both spoke to civil rights groups who gathered to remember what happened on the infamous Bloody Sunday over 40 years ago.

Obama's speech recognized the significance of the Selma march on his bid for becoming the first black president. He called to action black voters, reminding them of the blood shed during the civil rights movement that allows them to have those rights today.

Clinton has a measure of popularity among black voters as well, due to her husband and former president Bill Clinton's popularity with the community. Black feminist author Toni Morrison once famously referred to President Clinton as "the first black president."

Check out more in the Star Tribune.