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March on Washington 50th Anniversary

Jesse Jackson: 'We Need A Response To The Dream, Not More Dreams'

Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | Black Voices

Now that the 50th Anniversary of the March On Washington has come and gone, many are left questioning President Obama's next steps after his momentous...

Carter's March On Washington Speech Stresses 'Tremendous Agenda Ahead Of Us'

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter is paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on this historic anniversary, even as he extols the natio...

John Lewis Delivers Impassioned Speech At March On Washington Anniversary

Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Fifty years after serving as the youngest speaker at the 1963 March On Washington, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) had the honor to speak again. Lewis cond...

George W. Bush Honors King's Legacy

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President George W. Bush is remembering Martin Luther King Jr. and his powerful words 50 years ago – words that Bush says cha...

How My Generation Is Breaking Barriers

Carmin Chappell | Posted 10.28.2013 | Teen
Carmin Chappell

Trayvon's presence was felt throughout the entire event, making me question how much progress we've truly made in these 50 years. If I still share Dr. King's dream in 2013, what have we accomplished?

Rev. Bernice King Recalls Father's Speech

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — The Rev. Bernice King opened the celebration of her father's famous "I Have a Dream" speech Wednesday with an interfaith service in...

Sam Stein

WATCH: People Who Marched On Washington 50 Years Ago Reflect On MLK's Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall this past Saturday for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Joi...

Obama Meets With Faith Leaders

AP | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has met with leaders of faith organizations and civil rights activists at the White House to discuss the 50t...

LOOK: March On Washington's 50th Anniversary Honored

Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

On Saturday, thousands gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC to honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther K...

50 Years After MLK, Marchers Gather Again In Washington

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Next week, the nation's first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will stand n...

Freedom Singer Reflects On '63 March

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Shelia Poole | Posted 10.17.2013 | Black Voices

Rutha Mae Harris' mother used to shush her because she sang so much. "She said, 'Girl, you sing all the time," Harris said. "You sing in your sleep."...