1963 march on washington
The time for silence and patience is long gone. Congressmen Lewis and his colleagues have vowed to keep going with their fight as soon as the House returns from its July 4th recess. We must stand with them as they continue to get into "good trouble."
HuffPost Live sits down with attendees from the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom to talk about Mahalia Jackson's advice to Martin Luther King, Jr.
One night, we found a spot to camp, but it was pitch black and we had a really hard time getting the tent stakes into the
March On Washington 50th Anniversary: How Much Has Black Life Really Changed Since 1963? (INFOGRAPHIC)
Additional reporting by Rhonesha Byng. By some estimates, no, with African Americans only barely better off in the war on
In the aftermath of the Civil Rights Movement, I believed that little black boys, like my sons, would grow up in a country where they could dream big dreams and become anything that they wanted to be.
As a new generation that grew up in the aftermath of the '60s movement, we've worked diligently to make Dr. King's dream a reality. But when jobs and justice are still key issues plaguing society today, we have no choice but to call on everyone to gather once again.
With joblessness still far too high, the income gap between rich and everyone else widening, racism and discrimination still festering and cities such as Detroit in the throes of bankruptcy, the words still call us to fight harder to achieve the unfinished agenda of civil rights and labor.
Gay men are not the products of child molestation. It's an ugly thing to imply otherwise, and for McClurkin to now claim that he has not spoken derogatorily about gay people when there is hard evidence to the contrary is highly dishonest. One could even say he is lying.
Glenn Beck and much of the mainstream media flattered itself that the One Nation Working Together Rally in Washington D.C