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Photo: John F. Kennedy Meets with Organizers of " March on Washington” (JFK Library)

#WWJFKD: Like On Aug. 28, 1963, We Must Work Together To Make Change

On August 28, 1963 — two years to the date after JFK saw off his very first Peace Corps volunteers — an estimated quarter of a million people gathered in DC for the historic March on Washington. There, MLK shared his dream, and support for President Kennedy’s civil rights bill gathered the momentum it would need to pass the following year. Lesson learned? There’s safety in numbers.

4 years ago