50 years ago today : march on washington

paperfinger-marchonwashington-excerpt To warm up my calligraphy hand today I decided to write out a portion of the Rev. King's historic speech at the March On Washington, fifty years ago this day. These sections stood out to me, in light of the current and atrocious efforts to deny voting rights to many Americans.

NPR has been running stories for the last few weeks with participants, leaders, bystanders and organizers sharing memories and stories from this day. I encourage you to check it out.