|Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Aug. 28, 2010
Place: Base of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
The event stage will be located on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Several video screens and sound towers will be placed along the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool and on the grounds of the Washington Monument.
Speakers include Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, Dr. Alveda King, Marcus Luttrell, and representatives from the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF). Jo Dee Messina will perform.
Visitors should access the event by Metro. The closest stop to the event is Smithsonian on the Orange and Blue Lines. The walking distance from the Smithsonian Metro Station to the event site is about one mile. To learn more about the Metrorail system or to plan your route visit the WMATA website.
|Time: 11 a.m. on Aug. 28, 2010
Place: The rally will begin at Dunbar High School and march to the Martin Luther King Memorial.
Marchers will line up at Dunbar High School at the corner of N Street NW and New Jersey Avenue NW. They will then proceed West on N Street to 6th Street NW, walk from South 6th Street to Constitution Avenue, travel West on Constitution Avenue to 15th Street NW, walk South on 15th Street to Independence Avenue, walk West on Independence Avenue to 23rd Street and Ohio Drive, walk South on Ohio Drive Riverside, and enter West Potomac Park Polo Field to MLK Memorial Site.
Several organizations and principles will take part in the rally including the Rev. Al Sharpton, Martin Luther King III, and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
Visit www.nationalactionnetwork.net for more information on buses and participants.
– Chandler Clay