“We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead. We cannot turn back.” - Martin Luther King Jr.
On January 16, 2012 the city of San Antonio celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King March. San Antonio is known to have one of the largest marches in the country, and the number of attendees increases with each coming year, Southwest Workers Union was one amongst many organizations that participated in the march. SWU’s youth were excited and could not wait to begin the walk, some of the youth were excited to participate in the march once again, and those who had never been to the march were anxious to see and experience first hand the magnitude of the event. 100,000 people from all parts of the city came together to stand in solidarity with the beliefs of Martin Luther King Jr., all kinds of cultures, colors, and languages were unified on this day.