Jones invites Obama to speak at NEM

National Equality March logoCleve Jones, a long-time activist alongside Harvey Milk and the man behind the AIDS Memorial Quilt, has invited President Barack Obama to speak at the National Equality March on Oct. 11. 

According to a press release from NEM, Jones wrote a letter to the president that was delivered to the White House on Friday.

In the letter, Jones thanked the president for awarding Milk with a Medal of Freedom, as well as compared the upcoming NEM to the Civil Rights March of 1963.

So far, the president has not yet responded to this invitation.

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