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Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches in Selma, Alabama that came to be known as “Bloody Sunday.” When the marches were happening, NAACP Buffalo Branch President, Frank Mesiah, was active in civil rights in Buffalo.

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In the wake of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, over the shooting of an unarmed black man by police, a discussion on ways to promote racial justice was held at UB Wednesday.