(WTVM) – On Saturday, President Barack Obama was introduced by Rep. John Lewis, D-GA, before giving a rousing 40-minute speech. He was accompanied by the first Lady Michelle Obama, and former President George W. Bush, former first lady Laura Bush, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, and Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL.
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A number of media outlets will be on hand throughout the weekend broadcasting live performances and speeches. BET will be live-streaming concerts on both Saturday and Sunday night on BET.com and CentricTV.com and will take place at the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
You can see a full list of performers who will be in attendance by clicking here.
To see a live feed of the Edmund Pettus bridge, click here.