March on Washington

The foot soldiers. All day, everyday, foot soldiers. The people that put their foot to a cause, who commit as soul doers…soldiers. They march by…

My body is aching, my toes are purple-bruised, and my spirit is uplifted. My determination is renewed by the courageous young people leading us in…

As we head into the fifth day of March2Justice, it’s hard to say goodbye to our new family at Lincoln University, America’s first historically black…

Marching to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, we were blessed to kick off the day’s journey with the Rev. Herbert Daughtry, a world-renowned Civil Rights warrior who once…

The second day on our route was, in a word, powerful. Our route took us through Trenton, NJ, where residents came out to wave and…

One hundred fifteen. That’s the number of people killed by American law enforcement in the month of March in 2015. The U.S. has killed more…

It’s almost here. On April 13 members of Justice League NYC will be joined by fellow activists and friends to embark on a historic journey…

50 years ago, the potential of a “black/brown coalition” in America was just a novel idea on very shaky ground.  But at the 50th Anniversary…

A dreary and oppressively humid late summer Washington morning would not deter thousands from filling the grounds of the National Mall on the 50th anniversary…

The march was organized by the “Big Six” leaders of the civil rights movement: A. Philip Randolph, Whitney M. Young, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther King,…

Bernice King is celebrating the 50th anniversary of her father Martin Luther King Jr.‘s March on Washington, and she checked in on “The James Fortune…

From the Washington Post: By Martin Luther King III Forty-seven years ago this weekend, on a sweltering August day often remembered simply as the March on Washington, my father delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial. A memorial to him is being erected at the Tidal Basin, not far from where […]