August 22, 2013
LAWT News Service
The We Still Have A Dream Coalition will hold a march and rally to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the march on Washington. The event will be on Saturday, August 31 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Leimert Park (located at Crenshaw Boulevard and Vernon Avenue in Los Angeles). The rally/ program, “Act Now For Human Rights”, will open with words from Rev. Tullus of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network. Nautica De la Cruz of KJLH Radio will emcee the event. There will be a wonderful line up of speakers and there will be performances by the KJLH Performing Arts Choir, the First AME Church Unity Choir, a solo by Elaine Gibbs, along with a few surprises, and concluding with a march down Crenshaw Boulevard.
The coalition is calling on Americans to join together to repudiate and fight against the ongoing legislative and political attacks on communities of color, while honoring the diversity and continued fight for freedom from oppression.
The We Still have a Dream Coalition is a non-partisan organization of individuals and groups who have joined together, which include Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, the NAACP, First AME Church, the MLK Coalition, Word Empowerment Ministries, the ACLU, MoveOn.org, Common Cause, and MOVI For further information, call (310) 709-1698.