Black Americans gather on 20th anniversary of 'Million Man March'

People listen to speeches during the Justice or Else! rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC on October 10, 2015Thousands of African Americans gathered in Washington to mark the 20th anniversary of the “Million Man March,” renewing their demands for justice reform and greater civil rights. The demonstration on the National Mall — the grassy, mile-long promenade between the US Capitol building and the Washington Monument — follows a series of high-profile incidents of police violence against black Americans over the past year. The anniversary event gathered people from across the United States hoping to push elected officials to do more to combat social and economic inequalities, as well as violence that disproportionately affects communities of color.

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