March By: John Vulaj

March Definition: A protest of a mass group of people in favor of a certain cause. Usually with an endpoint to hear a speaker.
On August 28, 1963 a political rally started known as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. This March later cumulated into Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech, which was a huge step forwards for racial equality.

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March March March To the drummer's beat Holding hands and singing We shall overcome Singing Loud Singing Proud We shall overcome Don't look back The future is now in front Hold you head up high No turning back Singing with Pride Singing with Hope We shall overcome We are finally here Now what do we do Do we keep on singing Or just stand still Hold my hand and realize That we will overcome
This photo is a pamphlet handed out to many people about the organization of "The March on Washington". This pamphlet invites people of all races to join and fight for civil rights.

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