Online march to be held in Alabama on the 58th anniversary of ?The March On Washington?

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Hanu Karlapalem, a former Madison mayoral candidate, is organizing a virtual march in Alabama to commemorate the 58th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.?s historic March on Washington. It will be held Aug. 28 from noon to 2:30 p.m. The march is part of a nationwide demonstration to demand that legislatures across the country end their push for restrictive voting laws and that Congress pass the ?For the People Act? and the ?John Lewis Voting Rights Restoration Act?, which will ensure free, fair access to the ballot for every voter,? Karlapalem said. ?In addition to Alabama, marches will also take place in Atlanta, Houston, Miami, Phoenix, Washington, D.C., and in more than 40 other cities around the country on August 28.