Integrate the integration march!
All major Negro organizations have joined in promoting an entirely legal and orderly freedom march in Washington on August 28. The National Council of Churches' Commission on Religion and Race has called for 40,000 Protestant and Orthodox church members to take part in the demonstration. Hopes that this march for integration will itself be thoroughly integrated now rise. Every consideration that impels Negro participation in this march should impel white participation. Deprivation suffered by any on account of color, creed, previous condition or ancestry diminishes our country and causes it to lose something of its democratic character. It therefore robs each citizen of an important element of his rightful satisfaction in the name American.
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