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Revisit the 1963 March on Washington through the lens of men and women who experienced it first hand.  From celebrity ambassadors like Harry Belafonte and Charlton Heston to the hundreds of thousands of marchers who descended onto Washington DC on August 28, 1963.  Photos courtsey of The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

Revisit the 1963 March on Washington

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Johnnie Turner

Rep. Johnnie Turner serves in 108th TN Gen Assembly for Dist 85 and is a retired educator.


Joan Nelson

Joan Nelson is a retired Broadcaster and an African American historian.


The Digital March

Join a full day of special online events and activities, featuring local participants and community leaders.

When: August 28, 2013

Who: Ms. Joan Nelson will answer questions during an online chat during a 1:00 p.m. panel discussion. Representative Turner will be participating at 5:00 p.m.

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