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President Barack Obama speaks at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library on April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas, as he attends a Civil Rights Summit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Marks 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had “lived out the promise” envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.

04/10/2014

File photo of Martin Luther King, Jr. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

National Cathedral Hosting MLK Day Celebration

The National Cathedral in Washington is hosting a celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

01/20/2014

The Martin Luther King Jr. sculpture is seen at the MLK Memorial. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Ways to Celebrate MLK Day 2014 in the D.C. Region

To honor the world’s most famous civil rights leader, CBS DC will be across the DMV spreading hope and remembering this special man.

01/17/2014

Rev. Wright Blasts Obama In MLK Comparison: ‘I Have A Drone’

Speaking with a Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday, President Barack Obama’s controversial former pastor lauded Martin Luther King’s famous, “I have a dream” phrase, while comparing it to what he believes will be the summation of the current Obama presidency: “I have a drone.”

01/16/2014

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.

08/29/2013

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?

08/28/2013

A combination image shows U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (R) as he waves to supporters on Aug. 28, 1963 from the Mall in Washington, D.C., during the "March on Washington", and newly inaugurated President Barack Obama (L) speaking after being sworn in as the 44th president of the Unite States. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Holds Martin Luther King Jr. as Personal Hero

Barack 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.

08/27/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at an event at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa. on Aug. 23, 2013. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Obama: MLK Would Have Backed ‘Obamacare’

Would Martin Luther King Jr. support “Obamacare?” The president believes so.

08/27/2013

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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.

08/27/2013

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Poll: Virginians Split on if MLK’s Dream Realized

Virginians are divided on whether the ideals in the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech have been realized, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday.

08/26/2013

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