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(The Root) -- On Sunday, March 3, Vice President Joe Biden will mark the end of Black History Month with a trip to Selma, Ala., to celebrate the area's historic role in the civil rights movement.

He plans to take part in the annual crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a yearly tradition that commemorates the historic march by civil rights leaders from Selma to Montgomery. He'll also attend the Martin and Coretta King Unity Brunch, a White House official told The Root.