March On Washington: MLK's

March On Washington: MLK's "I Have A Dream" 50 Years Later

Commemorating the anniversary of the March and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 11:13 PM EDT

Obama: King "Gave Voice to Quiet Hopes of Millions"

Obama: King "Gave Voice to Quiet Hopes of Millions"

Calls for equality rang out from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, each echoing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic address 50 years ago while reflecting a new generation's social and economic demands: More...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 10:58 AM EDT

Trailblazer's Home Is Freedom Ride Through History

Trailblazer's Home Is Freedom Ride Through History

Decades ago, a northern Virginia woman left home against her parents' wishes to become a freedom fighter. Now Joan Mulholland is known not only as a trailblazer but as the go-to person when it comes to artifacts...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 12:10 AM EDT

Americans Split on Whether King's Dream a Reality: Poll

Americans Split on Whether King's Dream a Reality: Poll

It may have been 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of his dream of racial equality — but these days, just a bare majority of Americans, and fewer than one-fifth of black Americans, think his dream...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 05:36 PM EDT

King in 1967: My Dream "Turned into a Nightmare"

King in 1967: My Dream "Turned into a Nightmare"

A newly-restored NBC News interview with Martin Luther King Jr. from several years after his historic March on Washington revealed not just an activist's introspection, but also his doubts and hopes for a civil...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 03:55 PM EDT

Photographing MLK's Dream Speech

Photographing MLK's Dream Speech

Photographer Bob Adelman volunteered to take pictures of the civil rights movement and found himself on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial eight feet away from Dr. Martin Luther King.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 03:50 PM EDT

The March 50 Years Later

The March 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago thousands marched to make a peaceful, but militant statement that the indignities of segregation would not be tolerated. From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Dr. Martin Luther King urged the...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 03:07 PM EDT

Library of Congress Presents "A Day Like No Other"

Library of Congress Presents "A Day Like No Other"

Photo after photo, the Library of Congress' new exhibit will take visitors back to Aug. 28, 1963, the day of the March on Washington. "A Day Like No Other" opens Wednesday and features 42 black and white...

Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 at 12:03 PM EDT

John Lewis Looks Back to Original March on Washington

John Lewis Looks Back to Original March on Washington

The only living speaker from the March on Washington Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) reflects on his experience at the momentous event 50 years ago.

Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT

WATCH: 1963 Edition of "Meet the Press" with MLK

WATCH: 1963 Edition of "Meet the Press" with MLK

Watch the Aug. 15, 1963 editor of "Meet the Press," featuring interviews with Martin Luther King Jr. and NAACP executive secretary Roy Wilkins.

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 06:44 PM EDT

Selig, MLB Honor Civil Rights Pioneers

Selig, MLB Honor Civil Rights Pioneers

Major League Baseball has made significant strides from the days of segregation and bigotry, but some of the sport's top figures say the work is not complete. Commissioner Bud Selig, Hall of Famers and current...

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More than 200,000 people from across the nation traveled to the National Mall for the March on Washington for Jobs and Equality on August 28, 1963. Fifty years later, the city and the nation are celebrating the anniversary of the historic march with numerous events, including faith services at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in D.C., youth educational programs and a speech by President Obama.