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1963- The famous March on Washington was a culminating point for the Civil Rights Movement, in which thousands of Blacks flocked to the nation's capital in a support of civil rights legislation. This is where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would give his "I Have a Dream" speech. History, Mlk, Inspiration, Dreams, Civil Rights, Martin Luther King, Nu'Est Jr, People, King Jr
Civil Rights March, Washington, 1963. The following year, the Senate Democrats led the longest filibuster in history against the Civil Rights Act. Leading the filibuster were Byrd, who served for WV through 2010, and Al Gore, Sr. Gee, they don't teach that in school, do they? NEED MORE OF THESE
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history & called for civil & economic rights for African Americans. It took place in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, August 28, 1963. Martin Luther King, Jr., standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial, delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech advocating racial harmony during the march.
One of high school student Taylor Washington's numerous arrests is immortalized as he yells while passing before me. The photograph became the cover of SNCC's photo book, The Movement, and was reproduced in the former Soviet Union in Pravda, captioned "Police Brutality USA."