The organizers could not have ordered better weather. The skies were clear, the sun was bright and, for late August in Washington, D.C., the temperature was mild.
This past weekend I joined with members of the League and thousands of other activists in Washington, DC to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Women leaders in the Civil Rights Movement and 1963 March on Washington explain how women have been given little credit for their work in the movement.
As we celebrate Women's Equality Day and the anniversary of MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech, many Americans - women and men, young and old, rich and poor alike - still face barriers to voting.
League members from across the country will join thousands of advocates as well as renowned civil rights leaders, as we mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Two weeks ago, I headed west to a League of Women Voters Membership and Leadership Development (MLD) program training in Bozeman, Montana.
On Monday, North Carolina passed the most suppressive voting law in decades. The League of Women Voters of North Carolina (LWVNC) went straight to action, filing a federal lawsuit to challenge the voting restrictions as racially discriminatory.
The League is proud to be a partner of the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1963 March on Washington.
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