Thousands of Protestors March in Washington for Voting Rights

On the 58th anniversary of the historic March On Washington, March On for Washington and Voting Rights march to demand that the vision of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech be deferred no longer, in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Thousands of protesters kicked off marches in Washington and other U.S. cities on Saturday to demand protections for voting rights, aiming to pressure lawmakers to pass legislation to counter a wave of ballot restrictions in Republican-led states.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Additional reporting by Nathan Layne in Wilton, Connecticut; Editing by David Gregorio and Daniel Wallis