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Counter Cultural Festivals of the 1960's!!!

1963 - March on Washington

1960's overview
A Time of Music & Fashion
1960 - The Newport Jazz Festival
1961 - Gerde's Folk City
1962 - The American Folk Blues Festival
1963 - March on Washington
1964 - Summer of Love
1965 - Watts Riot
1966 - Trips Festival
1967 - Monterey Pop Festival
1968 - Democratic Presidential Convention
1969 - Woodstock
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March on Washington

In 1963 African Americans had, had enough and statred the civil rights movement. One of the biggest rallies ever to be held in the U.S. was the March on Washington, where blacks from all over the nation came together to fight for their rights. This was where Martin Luther King gave his "I Have A Dream Speach". This rally wasn't full of hippies, but it still had a group of people fighting for what they believed in.







By The 1960's Group: Katie R., Arnika, Wes, & Isaac.