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Because of Them, We Can: March on Washington 50 years later...

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Because of Them, We Can: March on Washington 50 years later...
With the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom approaching, I reflect and am eternally grateful for the labor and sacrifices of the men and women who marched and dedicated their lives to the fight for freedom and equality for all. Born in the 80's, I am a beneficiary of the Civil Rights movement; groundwork that was being done on my behalf to ensure rights that many were denied, that I am able to exercise today. Because of Them, We Can....

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50 Photos to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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50 Photos to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

July 2, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. To celebrate, we have included 50 of some of our favorite photographs and quotes from the Because of Them We Can campaign that showcase individuals and groups that were influential before and after the Act.... Because of Them, We Can!X

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