U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said the civil rights movement is “work that remains unfinished,” speaking at the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.”
President Barack Obama, speaking from the same Washington stage where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a defining speech steering a nation’s course toward civil rights, said that for all the transformation, work remains in countering growing U.S. economic disparities.
President Barack Obama stood in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and offered a coda to the brand of post- racial politics that made him the unlikely heir to the legacy of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
A disturbed nude woman in a bubble bath brandishes a pipe. The Banana Man from “Captain Kangaroo” offers sex tips to tots. The Lincoln Memorial president relieves himself on unsuspecting children. And stuffed animals and doggy squeeze-toys inspire bestiality.
A woman who tried to breach a White House checkpoint led police on a car chase through Washington that ended when she was shot to death by police near the U.S. Capitol, prompting a lockdown of the legislative complex.
Labor and civil rights groups gathered today at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, the site of a rally by Tea Party activists last month, to urge more government spending to create jobs and help people suffering from the recession.