1963 March on Washington commemoration

March on WashingtonParticipants in “A Commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington” were asked to write their memories and thoughts about the march on a bulletin board. The event on Aug. 28 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march drew about 75 participants, who listened to President Obama’s speech at the Lincoln Memorial, as well as remarks by Sylvia Imler, YSU interim director of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. The event was sponsored by the YSU Africana Studies Program, Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Student Diversity Programs.