March On Washington 2020
Commitment March: Get Your Knees Off Our Necks
August 28th, 2020 - Washington D.C.
The 57th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March On Washington where he delivered the historic "I have a dream..." speech. The Black Lives Matter Movement was started in 2013 and they are continuing the fight MLK had the chance to finish. With the recent footage of George Floyd being knelt on by police officer Derek Chauvin for over 8 minutes resulting in Floyd's death, African Americans along with people from all over the world erupted. Three months after the tragic death thousands of protesters gathering at the Lincoln Memorial and waded in the Reflecting Pool to speak up against the systemic racism and the problems that stem from it in this country.