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

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 10:13 PM CDT

Obama: King "Gave Voice to Quiet Hopes of Millions"

Obama: King "Gave Voice to Quiet Hopes of Millions"

Calls for equality rang out from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, each echoing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic address 50 years ago while reflecting a new generation's social and economic demands:...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 09:58 AM CDT

Trailblazer's Home Is Freedom Ride Through History

Trailblazer's Home Is Freedom Ride Through History

Decades ago, a northern Virginia woman left home against her parents' wishes to become a freedom fighter. Now Joan Mulholland is known not only as a trailblazer but as the go-to person when it comes to artifacts...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 11:10 PM CDT

Americans Split on Whether King's Dream a Reality: Poll

Americans Split on Whether King's Dream a Reality: Poll

It may have been 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of his dream of racial equality — but these days, just a bare majority of Americans, and fewer than one-fifth of black Americans, think his dream...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 04:36 PM CDT

King in 1967: My Dream "Turned into a Nightmare"

King in 1967: My Dream "Turned into a Nightmare"

A newly-restored NBC News interview with Martin Luther King Jr. from several years after his historic March on Washington revealed not just an activist's introspection, but also his doubts and hopes for a civil...

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 02:55 PM CDT

Photographing MLK's Dream Speech

Photographing MLK's Dream Speech

Photographer Bob Adelman volunteered to take pictures of the civil rights movement and found himself on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial eight feet away from Dr. Martin Luther King.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 02:50 PM CDT

The March 50 Years Later

The March 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago thousands marched to make a peaceful, but militant statement that the indignities of segregation would not be tolerated. From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial

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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.