Wednesday, August 28, 2013

50th Anniversary March on Washington - Dr.MLKing I have a Dream Speech

50th Anniversary March on Washington

The “March for Jobs and Justice” will take place on August 28, 2013.The following is a detailed description of the route  (along with photographs of important landmarks along the way) of the August 28, 2013 “March for Jobs and Justice”.  The March is about 1.6 miles long.  Because there are many variable, we can not tell you how long it will take.  We will be led in this historic march by “veterans”  of the ’63 march.  Ahead of them will be the Civil Rights Museum on Wheels - a fully restored transit bus used during the segregation era.

stjohnsCivil Right Bus
At 8:00 am marchers will begin assembling at 600 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.  We will begin marching at 9:00 am sharp.
We will then proceed toward Louisiana Avenue, N.W. – where we will take a right turn going toward Constitution Avenue, N.W. There we will see the Washington Gas Building on the corner.
At that point we will proceed to the U.S. Department of Labor – which is located at 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W.  This will be our first rally point.
We will then pass by the United States Courthouse.
A water station and ambulance service will be located in this area by the Meade memorial.
On August 28, 2013 citizens from across this country will converge upon our nation's capital to commemorate and celebrate the historic March On Washington ...

Civil Rights March on Washington (History, Facts, Martin Luther King ...
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963. Attended by some 250,000 people, it was the larges