All posts tagged "march on washington"

  • Sniping on the Mount

    After the Aug. 24 rally at the Lincoln Memorial honoring the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, some people complained...

  • Obama commemorates March on Washington with LGBT-inclusive address

    President Barack Obama marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in a speech that called for unity and directly...

  • Celebrating Bayard Rustin

    On behalf of the National Black Justice Coalition and the black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, I applaud President Barack Obama for giving the...

  • Celebrating Freedom

    ''There's so much going on in the seven days leading up to the 28th,'' says Terri Harris Reed of The George Washington University, referring to...

  • Marching On

    The LGBT community and its struggles for equality will share the stage alongside other communities advocating for social justice as community organizers, activists and civil...

  • A Date To Remember

    When it comes to dates, Paul Kuntzler is a sort of human computer. ''I first came to Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1961, for John...

  • Fired Up for the Future

    At 35, Aisha Moodie-Mills was a long way from arriving on the scene when the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place. But...

  • Frontline Figure

    Eleanor Holmes Norton was 26 years old when somewhere around 250,000 people descended on the nation's capital for the March on Washington for Jobs and...

  • History of Pride

    Almost three decades before Stonewall, a gay African-American man named Bayard Rustin organized a 1941 March on Washington so successful that it never even took...

  • October's Advance

    There’s a ticking time bomb on the Equality Across America Web site. At least, that's how some local activists, like Michael Crawford, might view the...

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