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Democratic and Republican Lawmakers Clash in Congress Over D.C. Statehood Legislation

Legislators debated making Washington D.C. the 51st state.

Living the Dream: Eleanor Holmes Norton

The D.C. representative helped plan the 1963 march.

The March on Washington Aims to Spark a New Civil Rights Movement

Anniversary march a call to action to preserve civil rights.

Black Lawmakers to Host First Hearing on the Status of Black Males

The hearing will explore challenges faced by men and boys.