Dr. King began his speech from a carefully prepared text. We see him referring to his notes in the black and white footage from newsreels. What we do not see was the singer Mahalia Jackson who had just electrified the multitudes singing “I’ve Been ‘Buked and I’ve been Scorned” sitting behind Dr. King. She says, “Tell ‘em about the dream, Martin. Tell ‘em about the dream.” (more…)
On Wednesday, April 10, tens of Thousands of community, labor and immigrant rights supporters and immigrant families converged on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, urging Congress to pass common sense Immigration Reform in 2013 that includes a clear and direct path to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Educators from across the country were there to support their students and millions of aspiring Americans who contribute daily to our nation.
Lily led educators who came to take a stand for their students and their families.
Check out some great photos from the rally and what people were saying on social media! (more…)