Women of The March on Washington

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

Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Evers-Williams appeared on the program for the 1963 March on Washington, but she was unable to attend. She was a chairwoman of the NAACP and worked during the civil rights movement to seek justice for the murder of her husband, Medgar Evers. Evers-Williams is slated to speak on Saturday. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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