Tag Archives: March on Washington

Michael James :
Loving the bums, another march on Washington, bonding with my kids, and the White Sox lose to the Orioles, 1983

The season was done and I was a sad boy, one ‘mizzable bastard,’ to use my dad’s expression. But I jumped into the cooling waves and was rejuvenated. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | July 22, 2015 [In … finish reading Michael James :
Loving the bums, another march on Washington, bonding with my kids, and the White Sox lose to the Orioles, 1983

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Leslie Cunningham :
Fifty years ago and counting

For a white kid graduating from high school in 1963 and already involved in civil rights, seeing Dr. King at the Washington Monument highlighted a momentous year. By Leslie Cunningham | The Rag Blog | April 3, 2014 “We missed … finish reading Leslie Cunningham :
Fifty years ago and counting

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Michael James : Muddy Waters and James Cotton at the Fat Black Pussycat, 1963

Muddy Waters and James Cotton at the Fat Black Pussycat in Chicago, 1963. Photo by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James’ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul: Muddy Waters and James Cotton  at … finish reading Michael James : Muddy Waters and James Cotton at the Fat Black Pussycat, 1963

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Lamar W. Hankins : The March for Jobs and Freedom After 50 Years

50 years later:The March for Jobs and Freedom While King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech is clearly worthy of distinction, our memories of the event have shunted aside one of the primary purposes of the March: to push for a … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : The March for Jobs and Freedom After 50 Years

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David McReynolds : Reflections on the ’63 March on Washington

A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin on the cover of Life Magazine, September 6, 1963. A socialist remembers:Reflections on the March on Washington The climate in Washington, D.C. that day was timorous. White Washingtonians feared some riotous upheaval. By David … finish reading David McReynolds : Reflections on the ’63 March on Washington

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David McReynolds : Glenn Beck’s Faux Dream

The great March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963. Photo by Warren K. Leffler / U.S. News & World Report / Wikimedia Commons.Remembering August 28th:Martin Luther King had a real dream By David McReynolds / The Rag … finish reading David McReynolds : Glenn Beck’s Faux Dream

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