March on Washington
The 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom is being streamed online and is live right now. Here's how to watch a livestream as civil rights leaders converge on the nation's capital.
The White House will be meeting with relatives of Martin Luther King Jr. to celebrate Monday’s 60th anniversary of the March on Washington.
In the spirit of the first event advocating for the civil and economic rights of African Americans 60 years ago, more than 1,000 students from dozens of historically Black colleges and universities are expected to participate.
Jayla Jackson took the stage at the March On For Voting Rights rally in Atlanta, Georgia Saturday morning poised and ready to work. The 16-year-old poet and activist calmly took a breath then delivered one of the most impactful speeches of the entire day.
The foot soldiers. All day, everyday, foot soldiers. The people that put their foot to a cause, who commit as soul doers…soldiers. They march by a Higher command, some of hierarchy, some with a touch. They are fighters, strong as one, but powerful united as one. Amongst the crowd their story is told, often dictated […]
My body is aching, my toes are purple-bruised, and my spirit is uplifted. My determination is renewed by the courageous young people leading us in this March2Justice. Decades ago, students, mothers, grandfathers, labor and faith leaders marched the streets of Selma, sat-in at Greensboro lunch counters, and took Freedom Rides to Jackson in pursuit of […]
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