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Where will you be for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington? #MOW2013 #UUsLivingtheDream

Where will you be for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington? #MOW2013 #UUsLivingtheDream

"King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis"--this critically-acclaimed documentary will be screened across the country next week in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington!

"King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis"--this critically-acclaimed documentary will be screened across the country next week in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington!

We have a photo from this very famous march in our collection: http://www.jhsgw.org/exhibitions/online/jewishwashington/exhibit-images/march-on-washington-isaac-franck

We have a photo from this very famous march in our collection: http://www.jhsgw.org/exhibitions/online/jewishwashington/exhibit-images/march-on-washington-isaac-franck

Irene Morgan was arrested in Virginia for refusing to give her bus seat to a white passenger. She was convicted on October 18, 1944 at the Middlesex County Circuit Court, but appealed to the Virginia Supreme Court where her conviction was upheld. With help from NAACP lawyers, including Thurgood Marshall. Morgan v. Commonwealth of Virginia was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in March 1946. Segregation on interstate bus travel was ended.

Irene Morgan was arrested in Virginia for refusing to give her bus seat to a white passenger. She was convicted on October 18, 1944 at the Middlesex County Circuit Court, but appealed to the Virginia Supreme Court where her conviction was upheld. With help from NAACP lawyers, including Thurgood Marshall. Morgan v. Commonwealth of Virginia was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in March 1946. Segregation on interstate bus travel was ended.

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The saddest government shutdown photo of the week: I hope for someone to sneak their way in so the animals don't die of hunger and thirst.

Marc Morial, American political & civic leader and the current President & CEO of the National Urban League. He also served as mayor of New Orleans for 8 years, and in 2012, was appointed by Obama to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability. He also serves as an Executive Committee member of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, the Black Leadership Forum, & Leadership 18. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown Law.

Marc Morial, American political & civic leader and the current President & CEO of the National Urban League. He also served as mayor of New Orleans for 8 years, and in 2012, was appointed by Obama to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability. He also serves as an Executive Committee member of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, the Black Leadership Forum, & Leadership 18. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown Law.

50 years after the March on Washington, the jobs and wealth gaps persist

Wonkbook: 50 years after the March on Washington, the jobs and wealth gaps persist

50 years after the March on Washington, the jobs and wealth gaps persist

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