March on Washington http://wwno.org en Special Coverage: 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington http://wwno.org/post/special-coverage-50th-anniversary-march-washington <p></p><p _mce_style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span _mce_style="font-size: 10pt;" style="font-size: 10pt;">This Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, one of the landmark events in the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.</span></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:20:23 +0000 WWNO Staff 42642 at http://wwno.org Faith Groups Challenging Louisiana's High Incarceration Rate http://wwno.org/post/faith-groups-challenging-louisianas-high-incarceration-rate <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An interfaith coalition is calling on elected leaders to cut the number of people incarcerated in Louisiana. The group is highlighting prison population numbers as the nation marks the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">50</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary of the March on Washington for civil rights.</span></p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 42495 at http://wwno.org