March on Washington by tyler fischer

Background Information

On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 Americans gathered in Washington, D.C., for a political rally known as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Organized by a number of civil rights and religious groups, the event was designed to shed light on the political and social challenges African Americans continued to face across the country.

Goal of this event

their goal of this was to create equal for all people no matter what the color of their skin was

Who was involved

Most of the people in this group were african american and there were some big names in this group like MLK and other people. MLK impacted this event by giving a speech about all men having the same opportunity.


Some obstacles they had was that even after they ended segregation, some Southern states did not enforce the law and still continued to segregate after the civil rights passed Kennedy sent troops down to enforce the law


This event impacts today by having all people have the same opportunities everyone else no matter what the color of their skin is or what gender they are. MLKs speech is still taught today in schools

A modern inequality or injustice that impacts groups of people today are women Rights group

The Women Rights group did the same thing the african americans did back when the civil rights movement was going on right after Donald Trump was elected the Women Rights group marched through Washington To get President Trump to see that they were not equal.

Works cited Staff. (2009). March on Washington. Retrieved April 28, 2017, from

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