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Selma to Montgomery march in Day 4

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

About 200 people protesting Alabama's immigration and voter ID Laws are beginning their fourth day today in their journey from Selma to Montgomery.

On the heels of Bloody Sunday these marchers have recreated the historic Selma to Montgomery March.

They started this 50 mile march on Monday and tonight they will get to Montgomery, stopping at St. Jude's Educational Institute.   Friday morning they'll begin the short walk to the Capitol.

Many participating in this march say they have a similar mission to those who marched 47 years ago... fighting for their civil rights. They're protesting Alabama's new immigration law as well as the introduction of the voter ID laws. They're hoping to effect change the same way civil rights leaders did back in 1965.

Some of those leaders are participating in this march, including Reverend Al Sharpton, Congressman John Lewis, and Reverend Jesse Jackson. 

Once marchers arrive at the state Capitol tomorrow at noon they'll hold a rally, followed by a second rally Friday night at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

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