Celebrities and Activists Rally for Darfur on the National Mall in Washington

“Thousands of people joined celebrities and legislators at a rally Sunday urging the Bush administration and Congress to help end genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region…. The organizers’ permit anticipated 10,000 to 15,000 people would rally, one of several in U.S. cities this weekend against what the United Nations calls the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.

“It is the socially responsible, good conscience thing to do,” said Ron Fisher, who took a pre-dawn bus from Cleveland with his 15-year-old daughter Jordyn. “It’s an opportunity to show my daughter what people do when they care about something.” [More]