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Marches won’t cut it anymore: Why last weekend felt like a funeral

By Brittney Cooper I must say, the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs, Justice, and Freedom left me feeling mostly uninspired. Though there was some attempt in the early portion of the program to include younger speakers, the … Continue reading

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50 Years Later, Our March Goes On

By Eric H. Holder, Jr. It was an honor to speak at the National Action to Realize the Dream March this morning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Fifty years ago, Dr. King shared his dream … Continue reading

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I Have a Copyright: The Problem With MLK’s Speech

By Lauren Williams I have a dream that on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls as they watch the footage on TV of … Continue reading

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Thousands mark March on Washington

By Alan Gomez & Eliza Collins Tens of thousands gathered Saturday on the nation’s “front yard,” the National Mall near the Lincoln Memorial, yearning for a bit of that transcendent sense of racial unity heralded on this spot by the … Continue reading

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Green paint splattered on the Lincoln Memorial

By Associated Press The U.S. Park Police in Washington say the Lincoln Memorial has been temporarily closed after someone splattered a splash of green paint on the statue. Police say the apparent vandalism was discovered around 1:30 a.m. Friday on … Continue reading

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