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Reid Remarks In Remembrance Of Bloody Sunday, Civil Rights Movement

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor supporting civil rights for all Americans. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Forty-seven years ago today, a group of 600 freedom-loving men and women set out on a march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, calling for an end…


Reid Statement On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement today honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Today we remember Dr. King, a great American leader who worked tirelessly for a better world and a just nation. He fought with all his might to change the status quo, to prove we could become a…


Reid Statement On The Passing Of Civil Rights Figure Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Sen. Harry Reid issued the following statement after learning about the death of civil rights activist Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, a leading figure in the fight against segregation in Birmingham, Alabama and a key ally of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Today our nation lost a man whose name was synonymous with courage…