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March on Washington 1963

Civil Rights Leaders Face Bigger Challenges Than King Faced Fifty Years Ago

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.26.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

It's grossly unfair to expect today's civil rights leaders to be the charismatic, aggressive champions of, and martyrs for, civil rights that King was. Or to think that fifty years later another March on Washington can solve the seemingly intractable problems of the black poor

Pelosi: King Would 'Want Us To Be Fighting For Voting Rights'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) spoke at Saturday's event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, recalling her t...

Churches Rally Behind March On Washington

USA Today | Deborah Barfield Berry | Posted 08.24.2013 | Religion

(RNS) For weeks leading up to the March on Washington, the Rev. Perry Smith urged his congregation to join the landmark civil rights event happening a...

Participants Remember 1963 March On Washington

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks and Corrie Mitchell | Posted 08.24.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Religion News Service asked participants in the 1963 March on Washington to reflect on their lasting memories of the event and how it...