28 August 2010

John Lewis' Speech Prepared for the March on Washington, August 1963

Speech prepared for the March on Washington, August 1963, by John Lewis, SNCC Chairman (9 September 1963)

Abstract:
This is the text of the speech that the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committe (SNCC) Chairman John Lewis was prevented from delivering at the March on Washington in August 1963. It was printed in in the September 9, 1963 issue of The Militant. John Lewis has since become a Democratic Party Congressman from Atlanta Georgia.
Link: Speech prepared for the March on Washington, August 1963


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