Thomas Blanton, KKK bomber of 16th St Baptist Church, dies in prison

Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., the last of three one-time Ku Klux Klansmen convicted of a 1963 Alabama church bombing that killed four black girls and was the deadliest single attack of the civil rights movement, has died in prison, the governor’s office said Friday. He was 81.

Democratic candidates join Selma bridge march

Thousands of people joined the Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday to march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma in honor of the black civil rights protesters attacked by white police there.