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

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 09:25 AM EDT

Prince George's County - 50 Years Later

Prince George's County - 50 Years Later

It was called the March on Washington for Jobs and Justice. Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and fellow organizer A Phillip Randolph wanted equal pay, opportunity, and union representation for blacks to be a...

Sunday, Jan 19, 2014 at 02:33 PM EST

The 1963 March on Washington in Photos

An estimated quarter of a million people marched on Washington on August 28, 1968... See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 09:54 PM EDT

Prince George's Students Hold Their Own "March on Washington"

Prince George's Students Hold Their Own "March on Washington"

Students at a middle school in Prince George's County walked around their building today in their own "March on Washington." Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins walked along with them.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:48 PM EDT

Participant Recalls 1963 March on Washington

Participant Recalls 1963 March on Washington

Nettie Drayton Hailes recalls attending the March on Washington in 1963.

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

10 Things You Didn't Know About the '63 March

10 Things You Didn't Know About the '63 March

You may know that the March on Washington was a call for an end to racial segregation and Jim Crow laws in the South, or that the speeches were given on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and you certainly know...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:55 PM EDT

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream

The many events involved in the celebration of the 1963 March on Washington created a whirlwind of reflections, and a loosely formed circle emerged in Jim Vance's view.

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March on Washington: 50 Years
Fifty years ago, civil rights advocates from across the United States convened on Washington, D.C. to demand jobs and freedom for all Americans. The power of the gathering, and of the ringing refrain of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, continues to power civil rights movements today.

NBCWashington presents complete coverage of the 50th anniversary.
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