This week marks the 52nd anniversary of the March on Washington. Take a moment to read or listen to the whole thing.
Socialists were instrumental in creating the March on Washington, and that role was illustrative of a broader truth about the role of socialism in establishing what are mistakenly taken to be stand-alone "liberal rights".
Are we going to remember Dr. King's sacrifice with platitudes or action?
Thousands of marchers are in Washington today, fifty years after Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech during the March on Washington. Several of the attendees are still fighting for the same rights they rallied for fifty years ago.
Senator Sanders attended the "I Have a Dream" speech while a student at the University of Chicago and explains what it was like to witness that historic event.
Newstalgia Reference Room - March On Washington - May 9, 1970. Protests to the Vietnam War, the violence at Kent and Jackson State, our incursion into Cambodia.