The Commitment, organized by the National Action Network. This was calling for racial justice and police reform. Al Sharpton first declared plans for the march during a memorial service for George Floyd, the 46-year-old father who was intentionally suffocated by a police officer in Minneapolis who kneeled in his neck for nine minutes.

Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard. Activist Sybrina Fulton Mother of Slain Trayvon Martin. Activist Cynthia Turnquest-Jones
Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated

After a summer of tension, unrest, and protests over police brutality against African Americans in the United States, thousands of demonstrators committed to gather in Washington to demand racial justice.

King Korey Wise. One of the Exonerated Five aka Central Park Five.

The 2020 March fell on the 57th anniversary of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington, an iconic event in American history, sparking talks of the Civil Rights Act outlawing segregation in 1964.

Corey Pegues. Author of “Once A Cop”, expert witness, motivational speaker and law enforcement expert.

On August 28, 1963, about a quarter-million people Marched on Washington for Jobs and Freedom gathering near the Lincoln Memorial.

Founder Cynthia Turnquest-Jones, was in the midst of the March on Washington 2020 with Powerful Black People who knows that “They Belong There”. The Commitment will continue to demand racial justice.

Founder of Tha Brown Urban Mother Partners, Inc. Cynthia Turnquest-Jones

With Love,

Cynthia

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