Remembering the March on Washington and Activism in 1963

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Sunday, December 3, 2017
2:30 PM
Civil Rights demonstrations swept the nation in 1963. What did the March and the era mean to Wilmingtonians? After a brief introduction of the landscape of the 1960s Civil Rights movement, hear from local participants in the march in DC, and those who worked to change the segregated south by protesting and working in the community.


  • Dr. Joyce Jones
  • Mr. Jonathan Barfield, Sr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bashir and Janice El Amin
  • Dr. Kent Guion

Photo: Participants at the March on Washington, Image courtesy of U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

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