All about the March on Washington, August 28, 1963 by Shmuel Ross Related Links Quotes from Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Speeches Martin Luther King Biography Civil Rights Timeline The March " She has committed no crime she has merely broken a rigid and time honored code of our society a code so severe that whoever breaks it is hounded from our midst as unfit to live with she is the victim of cruel poverty and ignorance but I cannot pity her she is white she knew full well the enormity of her offense but because her desires were stronger than the code she was breaking she persisted breaking it"
t was the largest gathering for civil rights of its time. An estimated 250,000 people attended the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, arriving in Washington, D.C. by planes, "There's something in our world that makes men lose their heads they couldn't be fair if they tried. in our courts when its a white man mans word against a black mans white mans always wins."
March on Washington: March on Washington, political demonstration held in Washington, D.C., in 1963 by civil rights leaders to protest racial discrimination and to show support for major civil rights "As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it whenever a white man does that to a black man is trash"
Find out more about the history of March on Washington, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com " The one place where a man ought to get a square deal is in a courtroom, be he any color of the rainbow, but people have a way of carrying their resentments right into a jury box."