The Purpose Of The March On Washington

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The March On Washington’s Statement What is “ The March On Washington”? Many others far and wide are aware of the march on Washington, But not many know what its true purpose was. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, also known as the March on Washington, was a historic civil rights demonstration on August 28, 1963, in Washington, D.C. The march was organized by a coalition of civil rights, labor, and religious organizations, and it is greatly remembered for Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech. An estimated 250,000 people attended the march, one of U.S. history's most significant political rallies. Its purpose was to advocate for African Americans' civil and economic rights and to pressure the federal government …show more content…

We all know propaganda is a way business-related or people in a higher archy manipulate or pursue civilians to follow or service the higher archy's rules and regulations. Do you need a more detailed explanation? Propaganda is a tool used to control public opinion and behavior by disseminating biased or misleading information. Its goal is to sway individuals or groups to support a particular ideology, political agenda, or product. Propaganda can take many forms, including posters, advertisements, news articles, and speeches. The success of propaganda relies on its ability to influence people's emotions, beliefs, and values rather than presenting objective facts. Governments, military organizations, and corporations have used it throughout history to control public perception and advance their interests. Now that we know what propaganda is, how was it used during the march on …show more content…

Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin used Positive Propaganda to promote and create a social presence for the march on Washington. What is positive propaganda? Positive propaganda is regular propaganda but just without forcing people to do precisely what you want them to do, But more teaching and persuading them to form their own BIASED opinion on whether or not they wish to support you. Mr. Randolph and Mr. Rustin began brainstorming the march on Washington in December 1961. They envisioned two days of pure protest, including sit-ins and lobbying, followed by a mass rally at the Lincoln Memorial. They used resources such as Buttons, Fliers, Press Hits, and Concerts to gain a more social presence. This persuaded THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS of Americans to gain more knowledge of the upcoming event and spread it around as much as possible. There were still many Americans who were negatively biased toward Bayard’s plan. The March On Washington was not universally embraced. Even Malcolm X referred to it as “ The Farce On Washington.” It was hard and rough for Mr. Rustin to gain positive support for the march on Washington for many reasons; first of all, he was Black, So many people saw him as another random and no-good black stereotype. Second of all, He was gay and a man, So that made it even HARDER than it was in the 60s; so we can pretty much guess how much work it took to gain the slightest bit of attention from a lot of different kinds of

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