Millicent Onwuche of Baltimore had planned to come the March for Jobs and Justice in August and was back for Round 2. Even though she lives in Baltimore, one of the issues on her mind was voting representation for the residents of Washington, D.C. She said she hoped that Congress, the Obama administration and the business community understand after Saturday’s rally and march that “A lot of people are interested in D.C. statehood. Hopefully Congress will understand that when people are passionate enough they will say some thing about it.”

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