February 23, 2015 STAFF/STU

Your Daily Dose of Black History: Women of the March on Washington

The March on Washington was a sign of unity and hope, but women were all but written out of the history surrounding that day. Many African-American women took charge of the movement. Some of these amazing women include: Ella Baker, Daisy Bates, Prathia Hall, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dorothy Height, Mildred Loving, Clara Luper and Diane Nash.