A dichotomy existed within the Southern Baptist Convention when 250,000 blacks, whites and Jews converged for the 1963 March on Washington championing civil rights and equitable economic opportunity. As Americans mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march with a week of special events in the nation's capitol and other activities in select cities, the SBC has long led a ministry of reconciliation and made great strides in modeling love across racial lines, but still has much work to do, current African American Southern Baptist leaders told Baptist Press.