CANCELED: Alexandria NAACP welcomes more than just passengers en route to MLK rally

Event Date

Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 11:15am
Event Location
CANCELED EVENT: Braddock Road Metro -- 11:15am. Pre-march rally -- 12:00pm in DC at Constitution Ave NW & 17th St NW. At 1:30pm, kick off official march to Martin Luther King Jr. memorial site at Ohio Dr SW & West Basin Dr SW in DC.

CANCELED EVENT DUE TO HURRICAN IRENE COMING: This Saturday, the Alexandria NAACP will be among the hundreds of thousands expected to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. Rally and March for jobs. Would you like to serve witness and partake in the historic dedication of the memorial?

The organization is inviting folks to gather at the Braddock Road Station at 11:15am. They'll then head to DC for the pre-march rally, which will start at 12:00pm at Constitution Avenue NW and 17th Street NW. After the rally, the official march will kick off at 1:30 pm, proceeding toward the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial site, located at Ohio Drive SW and West Basin Drive SW in DC.

As the local NAACP put it, "The march will serve as a reminder and demonstration for all those who continue to push for equality, particularly in the realm of employment." You can RSVP at 703-684-6190 or

One last thing. You're not gonna let a little rain get in the way of justice, are you? Got an umbrella?!