Oprah Winfrey and “Selma” stars to lead march in Selma to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Director Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo (who played Dr. King in the movie), who were snubbed for an Oscar nomination, take part in the march. Rapper Common, who was nominated for an Oscar for a song in the film, “Glory,” along with John Legend, will also take part in the march.
Mediaite reports the Selma march will be held on Sunday and will be followed by a Q&A session moderated by Rep. Terri Sewell. The film will also be screen after the march.
Separately, the New Yorker magazine’s latest cover honors Dr. King and his legacy by showing him marching with Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin and slain police officer Wenjian Liu.