13th annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage http://apr.org en Governor Bentley Hosting Congressional Group http://apr.org/post/governor-bentley-hosting-congressional-group <p>A congressional delegation headed to the Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma will spend Saturday in Montgomery.</p><p>The delegation led by Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will conduct a wreath-laying ceremony at the Civil Rights Memorial at 11:30 a.m. A spokesman said it will honor people slain during the civil rights movement.</p> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 22:11:49 +0000 The Associated Press 25976 at http://apr.org Governor Bentley Hosting Congressional Group Lawmakers Visit Scene Of '63 Ala. Race Stand http://apr.org/post/lawmakers-visit-scene-63-ala-race-stand <P>Members of Congress dabbed away tears while visiting the spot where former Gov. George Wallace made his "Stand in the Schoolhouse Door" against racial integration at the University of Alabama 50 years ago. Representatives and senators making a civil rights pilgrimage attended a campus commemoration on Friday.</P> <P>They included Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, an Alabama native. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 22:55:21 +0000 The Associated Press 25946 at http://apr.org Lawmakers Visit Scene Of '63 Ala. Race Stand