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Announcement :: Human Rights : Labor : Politics
National Pro-Democracy March in Atlanta Saturday August 6, 2005
01 Aug 2005
NATIONAL PRO-DEMOCRACY MARCH IN ATLANTA SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2005

40th Anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act March for Voting Rights, Jobs, Justice, & Peace

A rally to fight for the Reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act. A rally to fight for jobs and health care. A rally to fight for equal, high quality education for all Americans. A rally to stop the war in Iraq.
NATIONAL PRO-DEMOCRACY MARCH IN ATLANTA SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2005

40th Anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act

March for Voting Rights, Jobs, Justice, & Peace

THOUSANDS ARE COMING FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY!

DON’T MISS THIS MAJOR EVENT!

9-10 am: Gather at the Richard Russell Federal Building 75 Spring St. at M.L. King, Jr. Dr.--use Five Points MARTA station.

10 am: March down MLK to Morris Brown College.

The all-day rally at Herndon Stadium will feature
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rep. Maxine Waters, Rep. John Conyers, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. John Lewis, Dr. Joseph Lowery, Harry Belafonte, Roberta Flack, Stevie Wonder, Indigo Girls, and many more (go to www.keepthevotealive.org).

So we take our agenda back to the streets and call for a national March and Rally August 6, 2005, in Atlanta, Georgia. A rally to fight for the Reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act. A rally to fight for jobs and health care. A rally to fight for equal, high quality education for all Americans. A rally to stop the war in Iraq.

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. March 27, 2005

Organized by the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition and endorsed by many civil rights, human rights, labor, women’s, and faith organizations, including the Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition/Atlanta.

http://www.keepthevotealive.org
See also:
http://www.keepthevotealive.org/

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