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March on Washington Anniversary: Great Reads on Racial Justice

It's been 50 years since the historic March on Washington. Here's some of the best reporting on the ongoing fight for civil rights.

On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands marched in Washington, D.C., to demand jobs and freedom for Black Americans. Fifty years later, less than half of Americans say the U.S. has made a lot of progress toward racial equality, according to a recent Pew poll. Here's some of the best reads on the ongoing fight for civil rights.

What do you think is required reading on racial justice? Tweet us your suggestions to #EqualityMuckreads.

Christie Thompson

Christie Thompson was an intern at ProPublica. She studied journalism at Northwestern University, and has written for The Nation, The Chicago Reporter and TheAtlantic.com.

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