The statue of Martin Luther King Jr. is pictured at a memorial on August 24, 2103, in Washington, DC, as thousands of people gather to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington. Tens of thousands gathered on August 24 to mark 50 years since the March on Washington, the civil rights watershed where Martin Luther King Jr famously declared: "I have a dream." The March on Washington is best remembered for King's stirring vision of a United States free of inequality and prejudice, telecast live to a nation undergoing a phenomenal decade of soul-searching, crisis and change. AFP Photo/Jewel SamadJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images