“Every generation leaves behind a legacy. What that legacy will be is determined by the people of that generation. What legacy do you want to leave behind?” – John Lewis
Last week, millions participated in the 2020 Virtual March on Washington to commemorate the 57th anniversary of the landmark March on Washington. After two nights of impactful programming, one thing was clear: This is our voice, our movement, and we must use our power at the ballot box this November.
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The Call | 2020 Virtual March on Washington
Featuring remarks from Stacey Abrams, the 2020 Virtual March on Washington opened with a rallying call to action from White House Correspondent, April Ryan, and concluded with a powerful Women in the Movement Town Hall moderated Errin Haines Whack with Tamika Mallory, Porsha Williams, Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Rev. Leah Daughtry serving as panelists.
The March | 2020 Virtual March on Washington
Civil rights leaders, social justice activists, and the families of those who died at the hands of law enforcement gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. to mobilize for the November elections, call for police accountability, and demand justice for Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks, Jacob Blake, and countless others.
The Pre-Show | 2020 Virtual March on Washington
Tiffany Dena Loftin, National Youth & College Division Director of the NAACP pens a love letter to the movement, several leaders of the Divine 9 give remarks, and Black Hollywood celebrities make a special public service announcement.
The Charge | 2020 Virtual March on Washington
With a keynote from Rev. Dr. William Barber II, the 2020 Virtual March on Washington closed out with appearances from the Chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors, Leon W. Russell, Senator Cory Booker, and a musical performance by Grammy-nominated artist, Burna Boy.