March on Washington

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Join Protesters in March on WashingtonProtesters 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.
Sharpton Planning National March On Washington Following Garner's DeathRev. 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.
'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.
King Family Bus in Traffic Incident, No One HurtA 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.
'I Have A Dream' Speech Copyrighted For Another 25 YearsThere'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?
Bill Clinton: Stop Complaining, Get Back To WorkFor 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."
DC Mayor Makes Case for Statehood to 'Let Freedom Ring' AttendeesAs 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.
Oprah, Forest Whitaker Among Celebs Speaking at March on Washington RallyA number of celebrities and dignitaries are scheduled to speak at Wednesday's 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Prohibited Items at 50th Anniversary of The March on WashingtonThe National Park Service has issued a list of prohibited items on the National Mall for the 50th Anniversary of the The March on Washington.
Obama Holds Martin Luther King Jr. as Personal HeroBarack Obama was 2 years old and growing up in Hawaii when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Agencies Urged to Allow Teleworking Wednesday Federal agencies in Washington are being encouraged to allow employees to telework or use other work scheduling flexibilities on Wednesday when crowds are expected for events related to the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech.