Change Is Coming: 10th Annual MLK Peace Walk & Parade

MLK Peace Parade

Washington, DC – In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, community leaders and residents of the Nation’s Capital will participate in the 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Peace Walk and Parade on Monday, January 18, 2016 in Southeast. The parade is a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin […] . . . → Read More: Change Is Coming: 10th Annual MLK Peace Walk & Parade

Our Neighbors At Potomac Gardens : Reflections on The March on Washington

Wilson High School Student Levi wants to attend North Carolina University.

I spent a little time with a few of our Potomac Gardens neighbors talking about the 50th anniversary of The March On Washington; it was a time to reflect on experiences of the past, take stock of the present, and consider the possibilities of the future. Thank you Annie Ferguson, Carlton Moxley, Enoch Pratt, Potomac Gardens […] . . . → Read More: Our Neighbors At Potomac Gardens : Reflections on The March on Washington

Local DC activists draw attention to racial profiling, incarceration ahead of March on Washington anniversary

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Cross-Posted from Free Speech Radio News (audio for this piece was provided by Grassroots DC Contributor Noelle Galos) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Events marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington are taking place across the country. Illinois State University students are organizing a series of performances to pay tribute to Bayard Rustin, an […] . . . → Read More: Local DC activists draw attention to racial profiling, incarceration ahead of March on Washington anniversary

Video from the March Against Racial Profiling in DC

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Cross-Posted from the DC Independent Media Center by H. On the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, we gathered and marched to draw attention to racial profiling in DC. We marched to the Lincoln Memorial where we joined tens of thousands from across the country. Fifty years ago, people demanded an end to Jim Crow and […] . . . → Read More: Video from the March Against Racial Profiling in DC

End Racial Profiling Feeder to the March on Washington

End Racial Profiling

Join us as we gather & march to draw attention to racial profiling right here in DC. We will gather and march as a group from Farragut Square down to the Lincoln Memorial where we will join tens of thousands across the country in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington!   Fifty years ago, people […] . . . → Read More: End Racial Profiling Feeder to the March on Washington