Audrey Terrell & Tony Funchess are both from the NAACP.|
They spoke for 14 minutes at the "March on Washington DC 50 Year Anniversary" in Portland on 8.24.13
This march in Portland was a march and rally to celebrate the Historic 1963 March on Washington DC
http://youtu.be/zxNDMGn5vz4 [14 minutes video on YT]
Audrey mentions to the crowd that you would think these same issue 50 years later after that march on Washington, would not still be a problem. (yet) We still need today to demand civil rights accountability, a stop to racial profiling, and to duplicate that enthusiasm from the civil rights movement.
Tony brings the conversation around to the nightmare on hand now. He brings up the challenge of today, 50 years later the same issues are still prevalent and require our attention. In a riveting sincere call out... he asks us all:
How long ...
Related PIMC post: http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2013/08/424680.shtml