As the 50th anniversary commemorations of the march from Selma to Montgomery continue, it is good to keep an eye on the issues at hand. We need to remember, but also to look at the present and the future. Martin Marty writes as one who participated in the original march and continues his reflections here. He notes that even as Civil Rights, including Voting Rights, remain an important cause, so does the need for equal opportunity. There are signs of despair in Selma, Alabama, but also signs of hope. He lifts up both and pushes us to keep on pushing forward. Take a read.