Celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy at the 50th Anniversary of the March On Washington
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With the continuing challenges of Black America in mind, despite our first African-American president, it’s a good time to come together. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. In commemoration of that historic day 50 years ago, there will be a five-day commemoration of the original March at the original site – the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The first day, August 24, is the “50th Anniversary March on Washington National Action to Realize the Dream March and Rally” to promote jobs, justice and freedom as the original march did. On Wednesday, August 28, the actual anniversary of the March, there will be a worldwide “Let Freedom Ring” bell-ringing ceremony across the U.S and the world at 3 p.m. Eastern time. That ceremony, which includes tributes and a national call to…
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