What to Read on the 1963 March on Washington (to start)

by Stuart Elliott

MARCHPrompted by the 50th  anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, there are now hundreds , if not thousands of articles that have been written about that historic event.  Democratic Left, the blog of Democratic Socialists of America, has featured an excellent series of posts about the March throughout this year.  We wanted  to share those posts–and  a few other outstanding with Talking Union’s readers.

This is not meant to be a definitive or comprehensive list, rather a good place to start.

Also worth reading

Books

There are many important books about the civil rights movement and its  leading figures.  There is a smaller number devoted to the 1963 March.  Two recent ones that we recommend are:

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