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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Congresswoman Beatty to Address the Nation During Commitment March

Aug 26, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, August 28, 2020, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Vice-Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, will address the nation—from the exact location Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream Speech” 57 years earlier—at the Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks. A crowd of more than 50,000 people are expected to gather at the Lincoln Memorial to call for criminal justice reform, racial equality, and to highlight the historic legacy of the 1963 March on Washington.

WHO:         Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Rev. Al Sharpton, Martin Luther King, III, Members of Congress, and numerous civil rights leaders

WHAT:       Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks

WHEN:       August 28, 2020. Program starts at 11:00 a.m. Congresswoman Beatty to speak at 12:00 p.m. (approx.). March begins at 1:00 p.m., ends at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.

WHERE:     Lincoln Memorial, 2 Lincoln Memorial Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20037

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