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

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:40 PM EDT

March on Washington: President Obama's Speech

March on Washington: President Obama's Speech

President Obama's speech at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:30 PM EDT

Memorable Moments From the 50th Anniversary of the March

Memorable Moments From the 50th Anniversary of the March

News4's Aaron Gilchrist shares a few of the many memorable moments from the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:26 PM EDT

Call to Action on National Mall

Call to Action on National Mall

Speakers at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington urged a continued effort to realize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's dream.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:16 PM EDT

Participants Reflect on the Anniversary of the March

Participants Reflect on the Anniversary of the March

Northern Virginia Bureau reporter David Culver talks with folks as they return to Virginia from the March on Washington anniversary event.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:14 PM EDT

Jesse Jackson Reflects on 50th Anniversary

Jesse Jackson Reflects on 50th Anniversary

News4's Aaron Gilchrist caught up with the Rev. Jesse Jackson to get his thoughts on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's message.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:12 PM EDT

1963 Particpants Gather for 50th Anniversary

1963 Particpants Gather for 50th Anniversary

Some residents at a senior center in Hyattsville walked the National Mall 50 years ago with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Today they reminisced on the historic day while watching the anniversary on

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 07:32 PM EDT

Talk Around Town: Civil Rights and "The Butler"

Talk Around Town: Civil Rights and "The Butler"

Molette Green's listeners on WHUR reflect on the movie "The Butler" and the March on Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 03:19 PM EDT

Gray: "Let Freedom Ring" for D.C. Statehood

Gray: "Let Freedom Ring" for D.C. Statehood

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray called on the crowd to join D.C.'s more than 600,000 residents in their pursuit for statehood. "We pay more than $3.5 billion in federal taxes but don't even get a final say in how...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:21 PM EDT

Reports of Heat Exhaustion; Crowd Chants for Entry

Reports of Heat Exhaustion; Crowd Chants for Entry

As security checkpoint lines backed up, several people reportedly passed out due to heat exhaustion while waiting to get into Wednesday's 'Let Freedom Ring' ceremony on the National Mall.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 02:47 PM EDT

Andrew Young Opens Ceremony With a Song

Andrew Young Opens Ceremony With a Song

Civil rights icon Andrew Young infused his remarks with a rendition of "Woke Up This Morning With My Mind Stayed on Freedom."

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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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