Why They Marched on Washington in 1963

march on washington 1962 MLK

A Sign of the Times

Why was there a March on Washington in 1963?

It’s as simple as Black and White.

Separate was not equal, it was as different as black and white

Racist signs Jim Crow Laws

1932 Vintage sign from the Jim Crow Laws when segregation was strictly enforced from 1876-1965

 Racist sign jim crow laws

Vintage sign from 1931 displayed during Jim Crow Laws when African-Americans were relegated to second class citizens, where segregation was enforced in all public facilities such as restaurants, restrooms, theaters, public transportation etc.

Fifty year later, are we still seeing the world in Black and White?

Copyright (©) 20013 Sally Edelstein All Rights Reserved

You Might Also Enjoy

American Diversity

About these ads

4 comments

  1. Pingback: Jacquel Rassenworth on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington | The Jacquel Rassenworth Blog

  2. Pingback: Thank You! | ladyrarablooms

  3. Pingback: Cheerios and American Diversity | Envisioning The American Dream

  4. Pingback: A Vintage Vacation in Apartheid South Africa | Envisioning The American Dream

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,332 other followers

%d bloggers like this: