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  • March on Washington 2013: The Aftermath

    Sep 4, 2013, 3 p.m.

    Fifty years ago, more than 250,000 people came to Washington to be part of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. While many aspects of the freedom part have been addressed, this country has fallen woefully short of providing the jobs black Americans need.
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  • Obama, King Family, Celebs Observe March Anniversary

    Aug 28, 2013, 8:15 p.m.

    Tens of thousands of people — representing a rainbow of colors, cultures and ethnicities — braved long lines, tight security, overcast skies, humidity and intermittent showers to listen Wednesday to civil rights veterans, entertainers, union leaders and politicians honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the well-known and nameless members of a civil rights movement that transformed the racial and social landscape of this country.
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  • SCLC, Rainbow PUSH Address Poverty, Voting Rights

    Sep 4, 2013, 3 p.m.

    Two leading civil rights organizations teamed up to host town hall meetings on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington to discuss two hot-button issues: poverty and voting rights.
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  • Civil Rights Legends Encourage Today's Teens

    Sep 4, 2013, 3 p.m.

    Many civil rights legends, all young people during the 1960s desegregation campaigns, recounted their participation in those campaigns at a recent forum at the Northwest campus of School Without Walls, a District public school.
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  • Randolph & Rustin: The Visionary and Maestro of the ’63 March on Washington

    Aug 26, 2013, 7:31 p.m.

    The March on Washington would not even exist had it not been for the vision and stature of A. Philip Randolph, the renowned black labor leader who originally conceived the 1963 March for Jobs and Freedom, and his associate Bayard Rustin.
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  • Old and New Invigorated by March on Washington

    Aug 24, 2013, 11 p.m.

    Tens of thousands of men, women and children from around the country gathered and marched Saturday on the National Mall in an act that mirrored the gathering five decades ago.
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  • GOP Honors MLK, March

    Sep 4, 2013, 3 p.m.

    A luncheon hosted by the Republic National Committee honored Martin Luther King and the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington on Aug. 26.
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  • MUHAMMAD: Civil Rights Scorecard — Muslims 0, Bigots 30

    Sep 4, 2013, 3 p.m.

    Much ado was made over the fact that no national Republican elected officials participated in the 50th anniversary commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington. Nothing, however, was said, from or about Muslims, this despite the fact that there is hardly a single African-American family in America which does not have a Muslim relative.
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