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US Racial Justice Quest Comes Full Circle in 'Selma'

When director Ava DuVernay was shooting the Martin Luther King Jr. movie "Selma," she was nervous about whether 21-century Americans would see relevance in a 50-year-old battle for black voting rights. She needn't have worried. "Selma," the first U.S. feature film to focus on the iconic civil rights leader, arrives in theaters next week, after nationwide protests over the killings of unarmed black men by white police officers that have put race relations back on...

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