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March To Focus On Continued Fight For Civil Rights

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August 24, 2013 AT 4:20 AM
Alice Long planned months ago to use vacation time to travel from Huntsville, Ala., to the 50th anniversary events for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Marchers are gathering on the National Mall, many staking out their spots as the sun rose in a clear sky over the Capitol. The NAACP passed out signs reminiscent of the 1963 event expressing reasons for the march five decades later: "We March To Protect Voting Rights," proclaimed one of the placards.