August 28, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

Don’t forget that tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most famous events in American History…THE March on Washington. There may be many other marches in history, but none greater than the August 28, 1963 march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech will forever live in our hearts and minds as a pivotal point in the fight to bring down the walls of racial segregation in America.

jobs_justice Americans will commemorate this historic event by marching again on tomorrow, August 28, 2013. Whereas the 1963 march was a call for “Jobs and Freedom”, tomorrow’s march will be to address “Jobs and Justice” in America. As tomorrow’s march concludes on the National Mall, President Barack Obama will address the nation from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.  The march begins at  8:15 am when people will gather at 600 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.  and march to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to hear the President speak from the very spot where Dr. King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech 50 years ago.

(Details regarding the start time and the exact route of the March are available by going to the Home Page of this web site http://50thanniversarymarchonwashington.com/event/exclusive-d-c-permit-to-march-through-our-nations-capital-reveals-details-of-august-28-2013-march/)

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JUSTICE OR “JUST US”? August 13th event in Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Racial Justice Action
August 13th Event
The Criminal Justice System in the Time of Trayvon Martin:  JUSTICE OR “JUST US”?
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: American Brewery, 1701 N. Gay St., Baltimore, Md. 21213
In the aftermath of the Zimmerman verdict, what is our responsibility for our criminal justice system?
Join moderator A. Adar Ayira, Project Manager of the More in the Middle Initiative at Associated Black Charities and senior consultant/trainer for Baltimore Racial Justice Action as she probes for answers from Ray Winbush, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University; Russell Neverdon, Esq., attorney for Christopher Brown; Camilla Roberson, staff attorney at the Public Justice Center; and Fraser Smith, senior news analyst for WYPR and Baltimore Sun columnist.