March on Washington: Civil rights leaders, families of Black victims rally against police violence


Thousands showed up at the National Mall for the commitment march. Get your knee off our necks. This on the 57th anniversary of the 1963 march on Washington for jobs and Freedom, where Dr Martin Luther King Jr gave his powerful I have a dream speech. I have a dream. My four little Children. One day live in a nation. Robbie will not be judged by the color of skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream. Among the speakers Friday. Eric Garner Jr. Son of the man who died in an illegal police choke hold in 2014 in New York City. I can't breathe. I can't breathe. It's been six years since my father words became our words. You have to make a change. I'm challenging the young people to go out and vote. It's possible for change. You just have to put in the work. CBS's Debra Al Faran has more. We've been too long, too much to bear. Just days after another police shooting of a black man, civil rights advocates call for comprehensive police reform and racial equality. And to say once and for all. Get your knee off our necks and do it. Martin Luther King, the third addressed the crowd. We must come together and join with the Black lives movement. To raise our voices and say Enough is enough. Reverend Al Sharpton also spoke. If we've gotta march every day if we got a vote every day. We will get your knee off our pick your people safe and helpful during the pandemic. Everyone is required to wear a face mask and also organizer's are fine to keep everyone socially is also to be a part of something like this, really. Family members of men and women killed by law enforcement officers were among the speakers. I wish dogs were the seed is right now. That's what marks and four So much for George. Briana. Or mine. What cycle? And after the speeches concluded, the crowd marched to the Martin Luther King Junior Memorial. Debra Al Pharaon. CBS

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