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?

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