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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 this nation should be headed.

08/23/2013

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Museums Retrace March On Washington 50 Years Later

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.

08/23/2013

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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 crowd orderly and engaged.

08/21/2013

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MLK Memorial May Not Be Ready For Anniversary

Work to refinish part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial where a disputed inscription was recently removed may not be done until after the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

08/13/2013

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