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1963 March on Washington

A Labor Day Opportunity

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Thomas E. Perez

Let's use Labor Day 2013 as an opportunity to reflect on the men and women whose heads, hearts and hands have made ours the strongest economy the world has ever known.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

From New York To D.C.: One Man Remembers Marching To Washington | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Black Voices

A long walk to freedom may be the name of Nelson Mandela's epic journey to a more racially unified country, but the title is equally fitting for the 1...

Becoming a More Perfect Union

Cecilia Muñoz | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics
Cecilia Muñoz

As we reflect on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, much has been said about what has changed in fifty years -- and what has not changed enough.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

1963 vs. 2013: How Has Black Life Changed Since The March On Washington? (INFOGRAPHIC) | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.11.2013 | Black Voices

With Jim Crow segregation, voting discrimination and rampant joblessness not yet in rear view, 1963 was a tough time to be black in America. In Ja...

The March on Washington: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Valerie Ervin | Posted 10.23.2013 | Black Voices
Valerie Ervin

In the aftermath of the Civil Rights Movement, I believed that little black boys, like my sons, would grow up in a country where they could dream big dreams and become anything that they wanted to be.

National Action to Realize the Dream

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 10.20.2013 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

As a new generation that grew up in the aftermath of the '60s movement, we've worked diligently to make Dr. King's dream a reality. But when jobs and justice are still key issues plaguing society today, we have no choice but to call on everyone to gather once again.

A Call for America

Bob King | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Bob King

With joblessness still far too high, the income gap between rich and everyone else widening, racism and discrimination still festering and cities such as Detroit in the throes of bankruptcy, the words still call us to fight harder to achieve the unfinished agenda of civil rights and labor.

Donnie McClurkin Not Being Truthful About Anti-Gay Comments (VIDEO)

Alvin McEwen | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

Gay men are not the products of child molestation. It's an ugly thing to imply otherwise, and for McClurkin to now claim that he has not spoken derogatorily about gay people when there is hard evidence to the contrary is highly dishonest. One could even say he is lying.

Denzel To Narrate New Documentary

AP | Posted 10.05.2013 | Black Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Denzel Washington will narrate a PBS documentary about the 1963 March on Washington for civil rights. The network told ...

Congress Commemorates Major Anniversary

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As members of Congress marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Senate majority leader warned Wednesday that civ...

March On Washington Anniversary: Events Planned To Mark 50 Years Since Historic March

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 06.24.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Just as they were announcing plans for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, black and civil rights leaders learned the Supre...

One Nation Working Together Rally Magnificent, Now What?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Glenn Beck and much of the mainstream media flattered itself that the One Nation Working Together Rally in Washington D.C. was staged as an answer,...