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Roanoke woman will "March on Washington" again

Published On: Aug 28 2013 08:21:41 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2013 10:10:18 AM EDT
Dr. Pernella Chubb- Wilson


Dr. Pernella Chubb- Wilson

In 1963, a bright eyed 30-something from Roanoke watched first-hand as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his powerful "I Have a Dream Speech". Dr. Pernella Chubb- Wilson will return to Washington DC on Wednesday for the 50th anniversary, still fighting for King's vision of equality and justice.

"That's one of the things I want to see more here of is justice in the courtroom and when I come back that will be one of my goals because there are a couple of cases that need to be reviewed here for justice," says Chubb-Wilson.

As thousands march for the anniversary, a group from Roanoke will also be in the crowd. And if the saying holds true, history just might possibly repeat itself.

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