A-list celebrities’ Twitter reactions to March on Washington and #DreamDay

A multitude of celebrities joined the throngs who thundered on the Washington Mall — both in person and on social media — in paying the ultimate homage to a time and group of people who sacrificed to bring about a just and balanced society through the March on Washington. With President Obama and former presidents […]

Who were the Big 6 in the Civil Rights Movement?

The term “Big Six“ refers to the active leaders of civil rights organizations during the height of the African-American Civil Rights Movement These men were instrumental in the organization of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, as well as, other organizations formed during that time. Everyone is familiar and knows who […]

Instagram photos from March on Washington’s 50th anniversary

There were some powerful and poignant moments during the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. One was William Ellison, 92, who brought back the exact same sign he had when he participated in the original legendary event five decades ago […]

Celebrities tweet about the March on Washington’s 50th anniversary

Fifty years ago on Wednesday, Aug. 28, the greatest single event in the cause of equality, justice and freedom in America took place when more than a quarter of a million people spilled onto the Mall on Washington in the District of Columbia for the March on Washington. Tens of thousands stood on the steps […]

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