Let Freedom Ring ceremony

People brave light rain as they arrive near at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 2013 to commemorate the 50th anniversary on the March on Washington. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Mayor Makes Case for Statehood to ‘Let Freedom Ring’ Attendees

As thousands of people gathered near the Lincoln Memorial to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington this morning, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray used the opportunity to speak on behalf of D.C. statehood.


President Barack Obama. (Photo: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Obama to Speak at ‘Let Freedom Ring’ Ceremony

President Barack Obama will speak later this month at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.