March: Book 2 - Pages 143-Conclusion Summary & Analysis

Andrew Aydin, John Lewis, and Nate Powell
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Page 143 reverts to Obama's inauguration as he is sworn in. Page 144 reverts to June of 1963. Lewis moves to Atlanta where he takes over as SNCC Chairman for a salary of $10 a week. On page 145, Lewis explains attitudes about King's plan to march on Washington, D.C., and Kennedy's proposed Civil Rights Bill. Most believe that King's march will be of little consequence and Lewis pledges not to support Kennedy's bill because it required that blacks be able to read in order to vote. On page 146, Lewis describes A. Philip Randolph, who was organizing the march on Washington. Randolph had organized a similar march in 1941 but then President Roosevelt signed a law ending discrimination in defense industry hiring and Randolph canceled the march.

On pages 147 and 148, Lewis is part of a meeting at the White House in June of 1963. Government officials urge the blacks...

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