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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

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...

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 06:45 PM EDT
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By Associated Press and Alexandria Fisher

Chicago Marks March on Washington

Chicago Marks March on Washington

Dozens of Chicagoans gathered Saturday at DuSable of African American History to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 06:55 PM EDT
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By Cathy Rainone

March on Washington: Thousands Honor MLK's Legacy

Tens of thousands of people flooded the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall on...View gallery

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Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 at 12:32 PM EDT

Thousands March, Rally Honoring MLK's Legacy

Thousands March, Rally Honoring MLK's Legacy

Tens of thousands of people descended on D.C. streets Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington -- and to rally for D.C. statehood. Speakers stood on the steps of the Lincoln...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 06:18 PM EDT

Share Your Dream With NBC News

Share Your Dream With NBC News

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech, NBC News is asking Americans to share their dreams. Simply complete the...

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 06:16 PM EDT

North Texan Remembers King Speech

North Texan Remembers King Speech

Peter Johnson is returning to Washington, D.C., 50 years after he marched on the nation's capital and heard Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 07:13 PM EDT

50 Years After King, Marchers Gather Again in D.C.

50 Years After King, Marchers Gather Again in D.C.

Next week, the nation's first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago and say where he believes...

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 02:38 AM EDT

Bay Area Clergy Continue Martin Luther King's Mission

Bay Area Clergy Continue Martin Luther King's Mission

Many people from the Bay Area attended the 1963 March on Washington. For some, it inspired a lifelong commitment to civil rights.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 02:19 AM EDT

Civil Rights Includes Gays 50 Years After March

Civil Rights Includes Gays 50 Years After March

Months before Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream'' declaration galvanized a quarter-million people at the 1963 March on Washington, Bayard Rustin was planning all the essential details to keep the crowd...

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 07:15 PM EDT

Key Events of the Anniversary

Key Events of the Anniversary

Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, the nation commemorates the anniversary with events including a speech by President Obama.

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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.