March on Washington

In 1962 black leaders they saw some state still not changed even with sit-ins, demonstrations and speeches
A massive groups of people would be brought to Washington to lobby and rally for the cause. They would a coalition from the many different groups who were interested in the rights Americans.
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.

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Backgroung

1963 was noted for racial unrest and civil rights demonstrations. Nationwide outrage was sparked by media coverage of police actions in Birmingham, Alabama, where attack dogs and fire hoses were turned against protestors, many of whom were in their early teens or younger. Martin Luther King, Jr

The March on WashingtonNobody was sure how many people would turn up for the demonstration in Washington, D.C. Some travelling from the South were harrassed and threatened. But on August 28, 1963, an estimated quarter of a million people about a quarter of whom were white marched from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial, in what turned out to be both a protest and a communal celebration. The heavy police presence turned out to be unnecessary, as the march was noted for its civility and peacefulness. The march was extensively covered by the media, with live international television coverage.
There gaol was A massive groups of people would be brought to Washington to lobby and rally for the cause. They would a coalition from the many different groups who were interested in the rights Americans.

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