North Carolina NAACP

Local - August 26
12:59 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

NAACP to Host Rally in Wilmington

The 1963 March on Washington
U.S. Library of Congress

Wednesday marks the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the famous civil rights rally where Martin Luther King Jr. called for an end to racism in the United States. The North Carolina NAACP is commemorating this watershed event through rallies held Wednesday evening in thirteen locations across the state—including outside Wilmington’s Thalian Hall.

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