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Congress is maneuvering uncertainly on civil rights legislation following last week's highly successful "March for Jobs and Freedom" in Washington. For the first time, opinions are being expressed that the unique form of lobbying will boost changes of the legislation. Roll Call, Sept. 4, 1963. #mow50 #marchonwashington #civilrights

Arial view of the masses who crowd the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, USA, in their freedom march during the historic speach of Dr. Martin Luther King "I Have A Dream" August 28, 1963. (AP Photo/Str) --- Martin Luther King, Baptist, Bue?rgerrechtler, Marsch der Bue?rgerrechtler auf Washington : King bei seiner historischen Rede "I Have a Dream" am Lincoln Memorial, Blick von oben auf die Teilnehmer am 28. August, 1963. (AP Photo/Str)

A Cruel Internet Bully Called This Boy With Down Syndrome Ugly, His Mom’s Reaction is Priceless http://www.lifenews.com/2014/04/22/a-cruel-internet-troll-called-this-boy-with-down-syndrome-ugly-his-moms-reaction-is-priceless/

from TreeHugger

Books Recycled Into Decorative Tower in Washington Museum

Books recycled to create a decorative tower, Center for Education and Leadership, Washington, DC.

National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. - Starts today and this year’s extended five-week celebration commemorates the 100th anniversary of the planting of the first Japanese cherry trees along the Tidal Basin.

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Ballard Neighborhood

With bookstores and coffee shops dotting the sidewalks and the Puget Sound forming its western border, #Ballard is the top-searched #Seattle neighborhood on ApartmentGuide.com – and it’s not hard to see why. This historic part of town has a unique charm and all sorts of attractions for all kinds of people. http://apt.gd/1lrcTj8 | #washington #apartment #rent #wa #pacific #northwest