March on Washington
The District of Columbia’s delegate to Congress is hoping for answers from the Secret Service about what led to long lines at a security checkpoint for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
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.
While Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the movement he led is remembered Wednesday, for the first time, so are the hundreds of Marylanders who joined him on the March on Washington.
Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic speech on the Washington Mall.
Caroline Kennedy is joining the lineup of speakers commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial.
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.
Just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the Montgomery Bus Boycott at age 26, and Rep. John Lewis helped to lead freedom rides at 23, young Americans are not letting age get in the way as they seek more than a contributing role in the push for social reform.
The events leading up to the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington kick off in our nation’s capital.
Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of King’s famous speech and pledging that his dream includes equality for gays, Latinos, the poor and the disabled.