Voting Rights Marches Draw Crowds, But They’re Losing the War – Mother Jones – www.motherjones.com

Voting Rights Marches Draw Crowds, But They’re Losing the War – Mother Jones

From www.motherjones.com
2021-08-28 20:27:22
Tim Murphy
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On Saturday, the 58th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, thousands of supporters of voting rights held major marches on Saturday in Atlanta, DC, Phoenix, and dozens of other locations across the country. On the National Mall, King’s son, Martin Luther King III, was among the marchers advocating for the Senate to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, which advanced through the House on Tuesday:

John Lewis’s work is still unfinished and my father’s dream is still unrealized, and so today we march for the John Lewis #VRAA and the #ForThePeopleAct. #VotingRightsMarch pic.twitter.com/cHcEpCfZDn

— Martin Luther King III (@OfficialMLK3) August 28, 2021

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