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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Black Caucus Chairman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will participate in today’s NAACP America’s Journey for Justice march across the Arlington Memorial Bridge and will serve as the keynote speaker during a press conference immediately following on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

 
“The NAACP embarked on America’s Journey for Justice earlier this year to demonstrate that while we have in fact come a long way in the fifty years since 1965, it is evident that much work still remains. The Congressional Black Caucus is proud to stand together with the NAACP as we work to fight against discriminatory and racially motivated tactics that disenfranchise thousands of minority voters and work against ensuring equity and fairness in education and employment. We march today as our predecessors marched fifty years ago as an affirmation of our hope and a firm belief that our efforts will bring about change. We will not make progress in this journey for justice until all Americans share the same equity and fairness under the laws that govern our country.”

 
Led by NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks, America’s Journey for Justice is a historic 860-mile march from Selma, Alabama to Washington, D.C., that focuses national attention on the criminal justice system, equal access to the ballot, and equity in employment and education. After nearly 1,000 miles since the start of the march on August 1, 2015, America’s Journey for Justice will culminate with a press conference on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

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