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50 Years Ago at the Lincoln Memorial

Elizabeth Holtzman | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Holtzman

Fifty years ago, on August 28th, I stood in the dense and expectant crowd near the Lincoln Memorial to hear Dr. Martin Luther King. Fifty years later, Jim Crow is gone and segregation is illegal. Yet, the legacy of Jim Crow persists.