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George Paz Martin: Our March on Washington continues

August 23, 2013
George Paz Martin, Peace Ambassador

At 16 years of age on the morning of August 28th, 1963, I woke up to a new day in our country. We felt so alone driving through the dark night from Milwaukee to Washington. That bright morning we were joining with hundreds of thousands of people for the Great March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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PSL: ‘Still marching for jobs and freedom’

Party for Socialism and Liberation:

By: Eugene Puryear

Lessons from the 1963 March on Washington and the movement we need today

 March on Washington
In addition to civil rights, marchers in 1963 demanded jobs, quality education and housing.

On Aug. 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands participated in the massive March on Washington, which many call the high point of the Civil Rights Movement.… Read more ...

Libertarians Join 9/12 Tea Party March on Washington, Display “Republicans Equal Big Government”

Posted at LP.org blog:

Washington – Libertarian Party headquarters staff and interns joined the 9/12 Tea Party March on Washington.  After gathering at Freedom Plaza, just blocks from the White House, the march proceeded the 1.1 miles down Pennsylvania Avenue to the U.S. Capitol for a rally.

 

"Libertarians say Republicans equal big government: $400 billion Medicare drugs, $700 billion bank bailout, $3 trillion budgets, $1 trillion war" read one sign. … Read more ...