Conflict & Justice

Immigrant Voices and the March on Washington


Hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C.'s, Lincoln Memorial Aug. 28, 1963. It was from the steps of the memorial that King delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech. (Photo: Wiki Commons)


Listen to a montage of immigrant voices on the significance of the 1963 March on Washington for immigrants who've come to America from around the world. In this piece you'll hear from Sonali Kolhatkar of Pacifica Radio KPFK and host of the program Uprising, Mohammad Abdollahi, an organizer with the National Immigrant Youth Alliance, and Mee Moua, a former Minnesota state senator and now leads Asian-Americans Advancing Justice.

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