March On Washington: MLK's

March On Washington: MLK's "I Have A Dream" 50 Years Later

Commemorating the anniversary of the March and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 06:13 PM CDT

50 Years After King, Marchers Gather Again in D.C.

50 Years After King, Marchers Gather Again in D.C.

Next week, the nation's first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago and say where he believes...

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 10:34 PM CDT

North Texan Remembers King Speech

North Texan Remembers King Speech

Peter Johnson is returning to Washington, D.C., 50 years after he marched on the nation's capital and heard Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Sunday, Jan 19, 2014 at 01:33 PM CST

The 1963 March on Washington in Photos

An estimated quarter of a million people marched on Washington on August 28, 1968... See Full Gallery

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 06:15 PM CDT

Key Events of the Anniversary

Key Events of the Anniversary

Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, the nation commemorates the anniversary with events including a speech by President Obama.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 01:19 AM CDT

Civil Rights Includes Gays 50 Years After March

Civil Rights Includes Gays 50 Years After March

Months before Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream'' declaration galvanized a quarter-million people at the 1963 March on Washington, Bayard Rustin was planning all the essential details to keep the...

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 01:38 AM CDT

Bay Area Clergy Continue Martin Luther King's Mission

Bay Area Clergy Continue Martin Luther King's Mission

Many people from the Bay Area attended the 1963 March on Washington. For some, it inspired a lifelong commitment to civil rights.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 at 08:42 PM CDT

MLK and Mandela: 2 Men Fighting for Equality

MLK and Mandela: 2 Men Fighting for Equality

Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. never met, but they fought for the same cause at the same time on two continents. Mandela said he was prepared to die to see his dream of a society where blacks...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 at 08:43 PM CDT

USPS Commemorates March on Washington With Stamp

USPS Commemorates March on Washington With Stamp

You can put your stamp on history as the country commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The U.S. Postal Service will unveil a limited edition stamp on Friday, and they want you to be...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 at 08:44 PM CDT

King's Life Celebrated at National Portrait Gallery

King's Life Celebrated at National Portrait Gallery

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington. There's a special exhibit opening tomorrow at the National Portrait Gallery in Northwest.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 at 08:44 PM CDT

Denzel Washington to Narrate Doc on '63 March

Denzel Washington to Narrate Doc on '63 March

"The March" will air Aug. 27, a day after the 50th anniversary of the march that featured Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech

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More than 200,000 people from across the nation traveled to the National Mall for the March on Washington for Jobs and Equality on August 28, 1963. Fifty years later, the city and the nation are celebrating the anniversary of the historic march with numerous events, including faith services at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in D.C., youth educational programs and a speech by President Obama.