March on Washington
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Protesters plan to converge on the nation’s capital Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.
Rev. Al Sharpton is planning a national march on Washington next week following a grand jury decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
They came to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream, a tapestry of humanity with all shades of skin and from all walks of life. Yet there was something missing from the Lincoln Memorial this week: Republicans.
A bus carrying some members of Martin Luther King Jr.’s family was involved in a minor traffic incident while leaving the March on Washington commemoration, but no one was hurt.
There’s a lot of talk about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech circulating this week, due to the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, but have you actually heard the 17-minute speech in its entirety recently? Or ever?
For former President Bill Clinton, this day 50 years ago in the shadows of the Lincoln Memorial, marks “one of the most important days in American history.”
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.
A number of celebrities and dignitaries are scheduled to speak at Wednesday’s 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
The National Park Service has issued a list of prohibited items on the National Mall for the 50th Anniversary of the The March on Washington.