going above and beyond
- Nov 17, 2006
Nice posts and pasted up articles but form the supporters of the new 2013 March (which day is it?)
No one has simply said in their own worlds what the marchers expect from the president!
Just like the marchers received from LBJ in 64, not his congress!!!!
Take this or leave it Alarm Clock, but to answer your one question, would take a complete run-down, covering all the events occurring during and after the March ... And what would that benefit the person that painstakingly, provided succinctly, all that was said; nothing, absolutely nothing ... it would only be ridiculed. To mix this March with the end result of the 1963 March, is to mix apples to oranges.
So again, steps were outline, measurably, by all that participated and spoke during the rally, indicating the course of action following the March.
To mention one thing, Congressman John Lewis, vowed to fight Congress' dismantling of the Voting Rights Act, unequivocally. There are many other things to take place with constant and persistent agitation; according to Rev. Lowery ("We commemorate to go home and to agitate"), repeatedly profusely at the Rally ...
"If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation…want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightening. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters…. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will."
Frederick Douglass, 1857