Civil Rights March On Washington, D.C. (A Young Woman at the March With A Banner) Digital History ID 2637|
Media type: photograph
Annotation: During the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, African Americans staged civil rights marches in Washington, D.C. and the South. In their struggle for equality, African Americans demanded basic constitutional rights that had been denied to them for over 150 years, such as equal access to jobs, the right to decent homes and neighborhoods, equal protection under the law, and the freedom to assemble peaceably.
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