56 Years Ago Today: The 1963 March on Washington

Today, August 28, 2019, will mark the fifty-sixth anniversary of one of the landmark moments in the Civil Rights Movement, the historic March on Washington. For many of today’s youth, the Movement is an epic tale of heroes and martyrs and has been elevated to mythical status. But for the children of the 1950s and 1960s, my generation, the ones who marched and protested and participated in what would…