Civil rights leaders

Civil rights leaders pose in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Pictured are, standing from left, director of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice Matthew Ahmann, Rabbi Joachim Prinz, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee leader John Lewis, Protestant minister Eugene Carson Blake, Congress of Racial Equality leader Floyd McKissick, and labor union leader Walter Reuther; sitting from left, National Urban League executive director Whitney Young, an unidentified man, labor union leader A. Philip Randolph, civil rights figurehead Martin Luther King Jr., and National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People leader Roy Wilkins.

( PhotoQuest / Getty Images / August 28, 1963 )

Civil rights leaders pose in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Pictured are, standing from left, director of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice Matthew Ahmann, Rabbi Joachim Prinz, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee leader John Lewis, Protestant minister Eugene Carson Blake, Congress of Racial Equality leader Floyd McKissick, and labor union leader Walter Reuther; sitting from left, National Urban League executive director Whitney Young, an unidentified man, labor union leader A. Philip Randolph, civil rights figurehead Martin Luther King Jr., and National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People leader Roy Wilkins.

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