“I stand on the shoulders of giants, who risked everything for our freedoms. The baton has been passed to us to continue the fight to protect our right to vote.
 – Vice President Harris

March 6, 2022
Vice President Harris delivered remarks on the importance of protecting the right to vote and the need for federal voting rights legislation during a speech in Selma, Alabama commemorating the 57th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday. The Vice President and the Second Gentleman also marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. They were joined by Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan, and Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Donald Remy as well as civil rights, voting rights, and social justice, political, and labor leaders.