50th anniversary march on washington

Civil Rights And Immigration History Connected When 250,000 marchers converged on Washington in August 1963, the issues were jobs and freedom.
Youth See March Anniversary As Chance To Lead Mary-Pat Hector of Atlanta was operating much like a 1960s civil rights activist as she laid plans for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. She was constantly on the phone as she confirmed event details, tweaked the draft of the speech she gave at Saturday's rally at the Lincoln Memorial and prepared for a presentation.
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 this nation should be headed.
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