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Clevelanders, community activists, massive crowd join Rev Sharpton and his National Action Network at the 50th Anniversary of March on Washington, voting rights center stage, Rep Fudge, other Black women of Ohio shine as speakers, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says equality not yet reached and will not be reached until "all are treated equally and fairly in the eyes of the law," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi praises Obama, Rep Fudge, calls the Congressional Black Caucus the "conscience of Congress," MLK III says "we ain't gonna let nobody turn us around," Rep. John Lewis, 73, still fighting for voting rights for Black America

The 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, held Saturday August 24, 2013, brought a melting pot of people to the nation's capital in Washington, D.C.  to pay tribute to the legacy of the late Civil Rights Icon The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Led by the Rev Al Sharpton,  the march was one of the most successful  Civil Rights marches on American soil  in decades, drawing hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.   The Late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. By Johnette Jernigan, staff reporter, and Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,    Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black newspapers  ( ) and ( ). Reach us by phone at 216-659-0473 and by email at .  Kathy Wray   Coleman is a former biology teacher and a 20-year investigative Black journalist who trained for some 15 years at the Call and