December 16, 2011 at 1:00 PM CST - Updated June 26 at 3:19 AM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Immigrant rights advocates and civil rights leaders are gathering in Montgomery for a 2 day event to call for repeal of Alabama's immigration law. The event includes a march Saturday from the Capitol to the Governor's Mansion.
Veteran civil rights leader C.T. Vivian was in Montgomery 50 years ago as 1 of the Freedom Riders who integrated Southern bus stations. Vivian says he's back because people are still passing laws to put down the lowest level of society.
Vivian and another Freedom Rider, Catherine Burks-Brooks, are scheduled to speak to participants Friday night. Those scheduled to participate in the march Saturday include the president of the NAACP, Ben Jealous, and the president of the National Council of La Raza, Janet Murguia.
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