The March on Washington: Then and Now

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  • Rep. John Lewis (Georgia)
  • Rep. John Lewis (Georgia)
  • Rep. John Conyers (Michigan)
  • Rep. John Conyers (Michigan)
  • Rep. G.K. Butterfield (North Carolina)
  • Rep. Charles Rangel (New York)
  • Julian Bond
  • Rep. Charles Rangel (New York)
  • Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (District of Columbia)
  • Julian Bond
  • Wade Henderson
  • You Had to Be There

Rep. John Conyers (Michigan)

The March on Washington was a watershed moment in American history that became a turning point in the civil rights movement. It was a defining point in my life to march alongside thousands of individuals, with no common background, all coming together for the unifying vision of jobs, justice and peace.

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