Americans continue to protest for racial justice 60 years after the March on Washington

Written by on October 1, 2023

As we mark the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington, it is clear that protest politics are alive and strong in the United States. As was the case 60 years ago, gaping racial inequalities and social unrest have motivated widespread participation in marches, which over the past decade have focused on police brutality and immigration. Americans have participated at high levels in protest activities, indicating both the impressive levels of civic engagement among the public and, unfortunately, the severity of police brutality and structural racism across the country.

The Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 following . . .

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