WATCH: President Obama's speech on anniversary of Selma march

WATCH: President Obama's speech on anniversary of Selma march

(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.

Mobile users: You can view the president's speech by clicking here. You can read the full transcript of the president's speech by clicking here

Tweet our reporter @TesiaReedWTVM and our digital content director @TanitaG_WTVM on Sunday as the celebration of the march expects more than 50,000 people to join together in Selma. You can also follow all of the reporters and personalities a part of the Raycom News Network on Twitter by clicking here

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 and 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.

You can be a part of the 50th anniversary of the historic march from Selma, AL to Montgomery, AL on and the WTVM News Leader 9 app.

Viewers can follow the anniversary celebration on social media by using the hashtag #WTVMSelma50 and #Selma50. If you're in Selma, you can submit pictures to

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