Texas Rally for “March on Washington”
Today there is a march through downtown Austin, Texas.
The march focuses on inequality for African-Americans in the criminal justice system.
The rally takes place at the Texas African American History Memorial which is located at 100 W. 11th St. and from there, the march ends at the Texas State Capitol.
The rally will start at 3 p.m.
The March on Washington is when MLK- Martin Luther King gave his powerful “I Have a Dream” speech before the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
House of Representative Beto O’Rourke is one of the speakers scheduled for the rally along with the Mayor of the city of Austin- Steve Adler. O’Rourke is challenging incumbent Ted Cruz.
Other groups participating:
- Austin Justice Coalition
- Black Lives Matter Houston
- Houston Justice Coalition
- Houston Rising
- Indivisible Houston
- Our Revolution Texas
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