"The multiracial makeup of The March stunned Rosemary McGill. She expected to see only blacks from the South, like her — and was surprised by the kindness and support from whites. From her seat on the grass near the Washington Monument, she saw whites sharing their food with blacks. Even a white girl suggested they sit back-to-back so they'd both be more comfortable.

Her parents' generation lived under Jim Crow laws but her generation was better educated, When she was a teenager, McGill began attending demonstrations."

Read more at: aarp.org/politics-society/history/info-06-2013/civil-rights-march-on-washington.4.html

Executive Producer: Michael Wichita
Videographer and Editor: Amanda Lucidon
Photographer: Jared Sores

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