On the Scene: March on Washington

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  • Rep. John Lewis
  • Thousands Support Call for Equal Rights
  • "Get in the Way"
  • Reflecting at the Reflecting Pool
  • Al Sharpton Leads the Way
  • Tens and Thousands Gather
  • Speakers Acknowledge King's "I Have a Dream Speech"
  • Prayer
  • A Call to End Racial Profiling
  • Howard University Students March
  • Danny Glover at March on Washington
  • Flags Symbolizing Progress
  • Justice for Trayvon Martin

Al Sharpton Leads the Way

Al Sharpton implored young Black men to respect women and reminded them that two of the leading figures in the civil rights movement of the 1960s were women, writes the Associated Press. "Rosa Parks wasn't no ho," he said. "And Fannie Lou Hamer wasn't no bitch."

Sharpton (center) walks with Martin Luther King III, Sybrina Fulton and others.

(Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

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