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SSU to observe March on Washington 50th anniversary

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah State University will honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington during a campus ceremony.

The ceremony will begin in front of Adams Hall, where participants will march around Felix J. Alexis circle once.

From there, Student Government Associations leaders and students will reenact portions of the program from the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Following the reenactments, there will be a panel discussion in Adams Halls of local community leaders who were eye witnesses to the civil rights movement in Savannah.  

The campus ceremony will be Wednesday, August 28 at 2 p.m. in front of Adams Hall.

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