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Aug 2013

Bus Tour Celebrates March On Washington

National tour celebrates 50th anniversary of "I Have A Dream"...
By Jessica Paris

Bus Tour Celebrates March On Washington
   

Every year, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s  “I Have A Dream” speech is remembered by a commemorative reenactment of the Aug. 28, 1963 March on Washington at the nation’s capital.

But this year, in light of the turmoil surrounding the Trayvon Martin case and nationwide violence, MLK’s speech is taking on a whole new meaning and bringing about all new action.

This time around, in the week leading up to the march’s 50th anniversary, four buses full of activists, athletes and clergy members will embark on a five-day journey across the nation in the “Lifelines to Healing Tour.”

The tour, which is spearheaded by PICO National Network’s “Lifelines to Healing” Campaign, will stop in a total of 15 cities to uplift communities and spread awareness about the differences between Dr. King’s dream and the sad, unjust reality people of color face today.

Find out when the “Lifelines Healing Tour” is stopping through your city below.  And check out how you can get involved with the tour by visiting http://www.lifelinestohealing.org/events.

Northeastern Route

Southeastern Route

California Route

Midwest Route (events only)

Boston (8/20)
Hartford/Newtown (8/20)
NYC (8/21)
Philadelphia (8/22)
Camden (8/22)
Baltimore (8/23)
DC (8/23)
Miami (8/20)
Orlando/Sanford (8/20)
Tallahassee (8/21)
Atlanta (8/21)
Durham (8/22)
DC (8/23)
Oakland (8/20)
Chowchilla (8/21)
Stockton
Fresno (8/24)
Los Angeles (8/24)
Denver (8/18)
Kansas City (8/19)
Indianapolis (8/20)
Cincinnati (8/21)
Columbus (8/22)

 

You can also follow the tour and join the conversation here:

One Comment »

  1. Abdus S.Mohammed August 31, 2013 at 9:40 pm - Reply

    Today we must forget our differences and come together as a powerful united force for change.To start focused work should be placed on getting rid of the Florida law that George Zimmerman used to justify following Travon Martin and subsequently,killing him."We are all Travon," and "we are all the future."As one United powerbase of The Abrahamic faiths,let us continue to work together for our future.

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