North Carolina Leads Way for State-by-State Showdown with GOP

By Cash Michaels Special to the NNPA from the Wilmington Journal RALEIGH, N.C. (NNPA) – A month before the 50th anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington, often viewed as the defining moment of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement for freedom, justice and equality, modern-day Read More


The ‘Forgotten Goals’ of the 1963 March on Washington

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The hoopla surrounding the observance the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom often ignores that lack of progress made since 1963 on tough issues such as persistent unemployment and wage disparities, according Read More

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The 1963 March on Washington, Black Labor and Today

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   August 2013 represents the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington.  Publicly associated with Dr. King’s famous “I have a Dream” speech, this march brought more than 250,000 people to Washington, D.C. to demand freedom and jobs.   Initiated Read More