European Labour History Network

The European Labour History Network (ELHN) was founded in 2013 in Amsterdam and brings together researchers and research networks in the fields of social and labour history of Europe.

A demonstration or street protest is action by a mass group or collection of groups of people in favor of a political or other cause; it normally consists of walking in a mass march formation and either beginning with or meeting at a designated endpoint, or rally, to hear speakers.

Actions such as blockades and sit-ins may also be referred to as demonstrations. Demonstrations can be nonviolent or violent (usually referred to by participants as "militant"), or can begin as nonviolent and turn violent dependent on circumstances.

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the March on Washington, or The Great March on Washington was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history and demanded civil and economic rights for African Americans.