For the CBC, the March on Washington Is a Call to Action

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  • Rep. Danny Davis (Illinois)
  • Rep. Bennie Thompson (Mississippi)
  • Rep. Terri Sewell (Alabama)
  • Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (New Jersey)
  • Rep. Robin Kelly (Illinois)
  • Keeping Hope Alive
  • Rep. John Lewis (Georgia)
  • Rep. John Conyers (Michigan)
  • Rep. James Clyburn (South Carolina)
  • Rep. Marcia Fudge (Ohio)
  • Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (Missouri)
  • Rep. Donna Edwards (Maryland)
  • Rep. Chaka Fattah (Pennsylvania)
  • Rep. André Carson (Indiana)
  • Rep. Barbara Lee (California)
  • Rep. Corrine Brown (Florida)
  • Rep. Elijah Cummings (Maryland)
  • Rep. Yvette Clarke (New York)
  • Rep. Alcee Hastings (Florida)
  • Rep. Frederica Wilson (Florida)
  • Rep. Gwen Moore (Wisconsin)
  • Rep. Lacy Clay (Missouri)

Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (New Jersey)

“With the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, it is important to recognize the progress we have made toward achieving equality since 1968. Even so, recent events serve as stark reminders that the struggle continues in realizing true equality of opportunity and treatment under the law in this country. Nevertheless, we shall continue to overcome, now and forever.” 

(Photo: Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images)

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