Women of The March on Washington

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  • Rosa Parks
  • Pauli Murray
  • Mahalia Jackson
  • Marian Anderson
  • Nancy Pelosi
  • Sybrina Fulton
  • Women Played a Crucial Role in the March on Washington
  • Myrlie Evers-Willams
  • Anna Arnold Hedgeman
  • Dorothy Height
  • Daisy Bates
  • Diane Nash
  • Bernice King

Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson was regarded as one of the most influential gospel singers in the world. Jackson performed “I Been Buked and I Been Scorned” before Martin Luther King Jr. gave his speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963. (Photo: Keystone/Getty Images)

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