HOUSTON -- Thousands are expected in Washington, D.C. this coming weekend to mark a major milestone in American history.

Fifty years ago a quarter of a million people marched on Washington for equality and civil rights.

Some young Houstonians will mark the occasion but need help doing it. A last minute trip this summer is hard to swing -- but not if the experience is priceless.

Jaimee Cameron, 23, is a graduate student at PVU.

It s something that students and really just anybody need to embrace and learn about, says Cameron.

Last-minute plans are underway at This is it Soul Food in Houston for a more than memorable trip.

TSU student Ruby Armstead is planning on going to D.C., too.

I feel that we re still marching, says Armstead. So I feel that me going there is showing ... yeah... we still have a long ways to go and that we re marching for a reason not to just show an anniversary. No... this is still a reason.

Houston Real Urban Ministry Inc. is helping two bus loads of people, young and old, make it to the march. They re raising money for a third so anyone who wants to make the trip will be able to go.

Each person s passage to D.C. and back will cost an estimated $250.

Find the info below if you d like to attend or would like to donate to the cause:


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