Exactly 57 years after the 1963 civil rights march on Washington, thousands descended on the National Mall to again call for ending police violence, dismantling systemic racism and ensuring access to the ballot box. [Source]
Two events -- a Trump rally and a voting rights march -- in the same state on the same day this Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend encapsulated a nation at odds with itself about the future of its democracy.
Women and allies will gather at more than 600 marches across the United States on Saturday in support of reproductive rights, with the largest rally expected in the nation's capital, according to organizers.
Five Democratic presidential contenders will help mark the anniversary of a landmark civil rights march in Alabama on Sunday, the day after strong African-American support powered Joe Biden to a resounding victory in South Carolina.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A week of protests ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president is set to kick off on Saturday with a civil rights march in Washington by activists angry over the Republican's comments on minority groups including Muslims and Mexicans.