We chose 828 to represent a day in American/Black History that has proven significant for many years.
August 28, 1833: Slavery was abolished in the UK which led to American abolition.
August 28, 1955: Emmett Till was brutally murdered which was a catalyst to the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.
August 28, 1963: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream Speech".
August 28, 2005: Hurricane Katrina landed in Louisiana and the delayed response for relief impacted mainly black communities.
August 28, 2008: Barack Obama accepted the Democratic Nomination for President.
“If you want peace, work for justice.”