By Jueseppi B.
The August 24th National Action To Realize The Dream March Led By Rev. Al Sharpton & Martin Luther King, III To Include Brief Remarks By Attorney General Eric Holder, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Congressman Steny Hoyer, Newark Mayor Corey Booker, Rev. Joseph Lowery, Bernice King, The Families of Emmett Till & Trayvon Martin & Many Others From Civil Rights, Labor & The Church
Main Speakers (from 11:0 AM EDT):
Myrlie Evers-Williams (Widow of Medgar-Evers)
Attorney General Eric Holder
Martin Luther King, III
Rev. Al Sharpton
Trayvon Martin family
Emmett Till family
March down Independence Avenue, passing the King Memorial to the Washington Monument
Civil rights activists are gathering in our nation’s capital to march — just as they did 50 years ago, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. looked out from the Lincoln Memorial and called the huge crowd “the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.”
As we honor their efforts and strive to continue their work, don’t miss your chance to be a part of this historic event.
And we want you to be a part of it, even if you can’t be with us in Washington. Marchers and virtual marchers alike are coming together, from all walks of life, and all corners of our country. I’m proud our numbers will include you as we take to the National Mall.
Martin Luther King – I Have A Dream Speech – August 28, 1963
Uploaded on Jan 20, 2011
When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, “Free at last! free at last! thank God Almighty, we are free at last!”
Uploaded on Dec 24, 2009
1963 ARC Identifier 49737 / Local Identifier 306.3394. Scenes from Civil Rights March in Washington, D.C., August 1963. People walking up sidewalk; gathering on Mall, standing, singing. Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, crowd gathered on the Mall. People marching with signs, many men wearing UAW hats. People at speakers podium, men with guitars. Crowds outside of the White House, sign: The Catholic University of America. Band, people marching down street. Many signs, including All D.C. wants to vote! Home Rule for DC; Alpha Phi Alpha; and Woodstock Catholic Seminary for Equal Rights.
Lincoln Memorial with crowds gathered around reflecting pool. People singing and clapping at speakers platform. Signs, people clapping. Man speaking, woman playing guitar and singing at podium. More speakers and shots of the crowd. A chorus, NAACP men in crowd. Close-ups of people in crowd with bowed heads. Shots taken from above of White House. More speakers, including Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Women at podium singing We Shall Overcome. Crowd swaying, singing, holding hands. U.S. Information Agency. (1982 – 10/01/1999) Made possible by a donation from Public.Resource.Org.
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