Range of reactions reflected by president, who notedﬂ successes but acknowledged an unfulfilled dream.
President Barack Obama speaks at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
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A day of unity and vision inspired a half-century of pushing for change.
Hear memories of the 1963 march and how it altered the lives of those who attended.
Some celebrants set off on the actual path of the 250,000 who marched in August 1963.
The president, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, seeks to stir emotion but relies on rhetoric.
President Obama delivered the following remarks on Aug. 28 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
Former President Bill Clinton delivered the following remarks on Aug. 28 at the Lincoln Memorial.
Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) delivered the following remarks on Aug. 28 at the Lincoln Memorial.
Oprah Winfrey delivered the following remarks on Aug. 28 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
Disparities in income and prosperity between blacks and whites have changed little since 1963.
What you need to know to navigate the roads, rails and crowds on Wednesday.
For Joyce Ladner, a 19-year-old member of SNCC, Dr. King's "I have a dream speech" was not the singular event of the day.
Once a nebulous space, it is now the nation’s public square, a place linked with open discourse and protest.
Few remember the words spoken by the event’s white leaders, but their presence had an effect on many.
As a teenager, Eric Kulberg came to the March on Washington to shoot pictures. He wandered to the press area and ended up making photographs from behind Martin Luther King, Jr.
Civil rights veterans and many born long after 1963 March on Washington gather at the Lincoln Memorial.
Fifty years later, some of the people who were there discuss their memories of the day and the era.
Fifty years later, it is important to remember which objectives have been fulfilled and which have not.
The Northwest Washington couple were at the March on Washington and knew it was history in the making.
The prospect of a march by hundreds of thousands of blacks was cause for official caution and popular anxiety.
Tavis Smiley’s advice to Obama.
Women are now front and center in remembering a historic event in which they played a strong, yet hidden, role.
His stand on today’s social issues.
There were songs of freedom and lifted up prayers among the group that had gathered to mark the start of a week of events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
A list of D.C. activities honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream speech’ and civil rights legacy.
Plus, a piece on ‘20/20’ about rampant hit-and-runs in Los Angeles.
A full week of events will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
His stand on today’s social issues.
Rev. Jesse Jackson talks to Nia-Malika Henderson about the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Jackson assesses how far race relations have come in the United States since Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech and what President Obama has done to advance equality.
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The new stamp is part of a three-part set to commemorate the civil rights movement this year.
A woman who was present at the march describes her experience and her plans for the anniversary.
Racial progress past and future will converge when he marks 50 years since the “March on Washington.”
Hollywood, music and literary celebrities joined hands with civil rights and political leaders in the massive 1963 march.
"America is a better America because of the March on Washington," Lewis said. "And we are a better people."
Fifty years ago, the unemployment rate was 5 percent for whites and 10.9 percent for blacks. Today, it is 6.6 percent for whites and 12.6 percent for blacks.
Best bet: Take Metrorail, then walk to events at Lincoln, King memorials.
In August 1963, more than 200,000 people came to Washington to speak out against segregation.
Now that a botched quote has been scraped off the MLK monument, it’s time to revamp these D.C. eyesores.
A solution to a sandblasting problem is found; site should be ready for March on Washington anniversary.
Park Service says repairs are unlikely to be finished in time for the March on Washington anniversary on Aug. 28.
Rep. John Lewis tells his story in the riveting, beautiful “March: Book One.”
Fifty years after the “I Have a Dream” speech, the income and wealth gap for minorities is still wide.
Gospel singer made anti-gay comments in 2002, leading to objections over his participation.
He has a lot to talk about 50 years after the historic march.
Members of Congress commemorate the 1963 march for civil rights.