BLACK HISTORY

The March on Washington of 1963 and Black Women

A sad but not-so-well-known moment for African Americans

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4 min readAug 26, 2023

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Actress and singer Lena Horne, at March on Washington 1963. Horne was not allowed to address the gathering

When the March on Washington was held 60 years ago, on August 28, 1963, most Americans did not know that Black women were mostly excluded to address the gathering. It is one of the most disappointing moments in the history of the Civil Rights…

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