August 21, 2015
America’s Journey for Justice comes to North Carolina
800+ mile journey from Selma to D.C. arrives here August 29th
Our lives, our votes, our jobs, and our schools matter. Join America’s Journey For Justice as we march through North Carolina to be a part of history. Register to be a marcher and learn more here.
What: America’s Journey for Justice march through North Carolina
When: Marchers arrive in NC on Saturday, August 29
Where: March through NC begins in Richmond County, ends in Warren County
Led by NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks, America’s Journey for Justice – a historic 860-mile march from Selma, Alabama to Washington, DC – seeks to mobilizing support for a national policy agenda that protects the right of every American to a fair criminal justice system, uncorrupted and unfettered access to the ballot box, sustainable jobs with a living wage, and equitable public education.
Watch the NAACP announcement of AJ4J.
More information from the AJ4J North Carolina event page:
We will march through several counties that were formerly covered in Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.
These dates may change depending on inclement weather or other postponements earlier in the route but the below timeline gives a general idea of when and where we will be marching.
Saturday, August 29th – Richmond County
Sunday, August 30th – Richmond County
Monday, August 31st – Richmond, Moore, and Hoke Counties
Tuesday, September 1st – Hoke and Cumberland Counties
Wednesday, September 2nd – Cumberland County
Thursday, September 3rd – Harnett and Wake Counties
Friday, September 4th – Wake County
Saturday, September 5th – Wake and Franklin Counties
Sunday, September 6th – Franklin & Warren Counties
Monday, September 7th – Warren County
Follow the journey on social media using #JusticeSummer and#JusticeJourneyNC.