March on Washington
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Leaders of the March on Washington lock arms as they move along Constitution Avenue in Washington, D. C. on August 28, 1963. Dr. King is fourth from the left. The March on Washington was organized to lend support to President Kennedy’s proposed civil rights bill and to urge the formation of a desegregated society. Many civil rights groups help to organize the demonstration, including NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peop...
American Communities in History
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- March on Washington
Civil rights workers--United States
African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights movement--United States
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 1929-1968
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