50 years after Selma is too long to wait for equality

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Marcia Gillespie

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Newsday
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Marcia Gillespie, a visiting instructor in the media and communications program of the American Studies Department, penned this opinion piece to mark the 50th anniversary of the famed Selma marches of the civil rights movement of the 1960s.  Gillespie is the former editor-in-chief of both Essence and Ms. magazines.