March on Washington

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.


Thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally on Pennsylvania Avenue to the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African-Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Join Protesters in March on Washington

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.


Al Sharpton Speaking

Sharpton Planning National March On Washington Following Garner’s Death

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.


File photo of "Dream" speech.(Credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

‘Dream’ Ceremonies Reveal Political Segregation

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.


WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 28: Christine King Farris, sister of late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., delivers remarks during the 'Let Freedom Ring' commemoration event, at the Lincoln Memorial August 28, 2013 in D.C. (Photo credit: Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

King Family Bus in Traffic Incident, No One Hurt

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.


The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters on Aug. 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington D.C. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I Have A Dream’ Speech Copyrighted For Another 25 Years

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?


Former US President Clinton speaks at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall August 28, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama and others spoke to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the US civil rights era March on Washington where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his 'I Have a Dream Speech'. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton: Stop Complaining, Get Back To Work

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.”


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.


Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey (credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images)

Oprah, Forest Whitaker Among Celebs Speaking at March on Washington Rally

A number of celebrities and dignitaries are scheduled to speak at Wednesday’s 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.


Thousands of people line the reflecting pond near the Lincoln Memorial as speakers deliver remarks at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, DC, August 24, 2013.  (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Prohibited Items at 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.