President Barack Obama hugs U.S. Rep. John Lewis, one of the original marchers at Selma, during a March 2015 event marking the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama.
President Barack Obama hugs U.S. Rep. John Lewis, one of the original marchers at Selma, during a March 2015 event marking the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. SAUL LOEB AFP/Getty Images
President Barack Obama hugs U.S. Rep. John Lewis, one of the original marchers at Selma, during a March 2015 event marking the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. SAUL LOEB AFP/Getty Images

Trump’s scorn of civil rights icon devalues history

January 16, 2017 2:31 PM