‘Hate will not prevail in America’: Biden marks 60 years since March on Washington
The U.S. still hasn’t met the goals of the Civil Rights Movement, President Joe Biden said Monday, the 60th anniversary of one of the movement’s most iconic events. Six decades to the day after the 1963 March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech, Biden urged Americans not […]
The March on Washington happened 60 years ago. Today, the work continues
On August 26, we will mark the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington in what is being called a Continuation, Not a Commemoration. We will join thousands of people at the Lincoln Memorial, recommitting to the fights for freedom, justice, equality, and protection of our most fundamental rights and the fight against hate. We’ll […]
‘You just have to act’: Thousands outraged by police brutality rally at March on Washington
The event, organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, featured dozens of speakers who also called for the defeat of President Donald Trump in November, a counterpoint to Trump’s acceptance speech as the Republican nominee just 12 hours earlier on the grounds of the White House.