Oprah Winfrey Joins 'Selma' Cast in Alabama March

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Winfrey shouted "Selma!" to the crowd at the event honoring Martin Luther King Jr.'s accomplishments.

Oprah Winfrey joined Selma director Ava DuVernay and co-stars David Oyelowo and Common on Sunday in a march in Selma, Ala. 

Winfrey — who co-stars in and produced the film — screamed, "Selma!" to the crowd, which the event's attendees shouted back, according to a WSFA reporter. 

The event was organized to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.'s civil rights efforts and mirrored the narrative of the Oscar-nominated film, which focused on the backstory of the 1965 voting-rights march from Selma to Montgomery.

Democratic Rep. Terri Sewell, Alabama's only black Congress member, was slated to lead a panel discussion at Selma High School as part of the all-day event.

In addition, Paramount is holding two free screenings of the film Monday in Selma to celebrate Martin Luther King Day. 

A photo from the event can be seen below.

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