Thousands march on Washington in voting rights push
Thousands are marching in Washington, D.C., and across the country on Saturday in a push to pass federal voting rights legislation.
Saturday marked the 58th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech. This year’s rally comes as voting rights take center stage, with GOP-controlled legislatures considering or passing bills that would restrict ballot box access.
Organizers began gathering at 8 a.m. at McPherson Square and marched along Black Lives Matter Plaza toward the National Mall.
"What do we want? Voting rights! When do we want them?...