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Aug 24th 2013, Portland Oregon: 50th anniversary of MOW

It’s been 50 years ago since Dr. King’s “I have a dream” speech. I look forward to celebrating, reflecting and connecting with fellow dreamers and agitators at the event. If you are a poet in the area, contact me. I’d like to organize a Poets for Change reading.

 

from http://theportlandalliance.org/MOW/

  • Music & March meet at Terry Schrunk Plaza. We will March to South Waterfront Park
  • Join us as we honor the spirit of the historic 1963 March on Washington and begin the work of the next 50 years for equality in America!

    Celebrate! Educate! Demonstrate

    Sponsored by Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice & Police Reform, Urban League of Portland, NAACP of Portland, ACLU of Portland, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, and several labor and other community based organizations.

    Ironically the same issues that compelled the first March, jobs, police brutality, housing, health care, equality are the same pressing issues of today.

    Rally, Speakers & Music starts at 1PM @ South Waterfront Park

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poet, writer, teacher

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