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Civil Rights Veteran On Why She Opposes Renaming The Edmund Pettus Bridge

Lynda Lowrey (Courtesy)
Lynda Lowrey (Courtesy)

The death of civil rights icon John Lewis has focused new attention on efforts to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the site of 1965’s Bloody Sunday March. But some civil rights veterans, including Lynda Lowrey, oppose renaming the bridge.

Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Lowrey about the movement to rename the bridge.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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