Congresswoman Beatty to Address the Nation During Commitment March
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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