Throwback Thursday: 250,000 March for Jobs and Freedom

August 28, 2014

Fifty-one years ago today, 250,000 people joined the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., AFL-CIO Vice President A. Philip Randolph, labor and civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, UAW President Walter Reuther and countless Americans marched for equality, jobs and freedom. That march became a pinnacle of the civil rights movement, symbolizing hope and the power of united action.

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