I Have a Dream
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. It’s one of the most pivotal in this nation’s history.
History is being commemorated and made on the National Mall. Thousands are gathering for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Thousands gather in the nation’s capital to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic speech on the Washington Mall.
Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Foxx and Forest Whitaker are among the celebrities joining three presidents this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
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.
The National Park Foundation is launching a new website to allow people to record their own readings of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
An emotional, eight-minute speech by a rising Morgan State student is going viral on the Internet. The speech comes on the heels of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington next week.
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 this nation should be headed.
Numerous exhibits and programs in the nation’s capital will allow visitors to retrace the historic steps of the 1963 March on Washington 50 years later.
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 crowd orderly and engaged.