Economic Goals of the 1963 March on Washington Still Unrealized

"But the hard economic goals of the march, critical to transforming the life opportunities of African Americans, were not fully achieved. The organizers of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom also demanded decent housing, adequate and integrated education, a federal jobs program for full employment, and a national minimum wage of over $13.00 an hour in today’s dollars." [Read more]

Infographic: The Unfinished Business of the 1963 March on Washington