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

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 12:31 AM PDT

Bay Area Woman Reflects on Witnessing MLK Speech

Bay Area Woman Reflects on Witnessing MLK Speech

Gay Cobb vividly remembers having no other choice but to ride in the back of the bus and the "colored only" signs at restaurants and stores.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 11:38 PM PDT

Bay Area Clergy Continue Martin Luther King's Mission

Bay Area Clergy Continue Martin Luther King's Mission

Many people from the Bay Area attended the 1963 March on Washington. For some, it inspired a lifelong commitment to civil rights.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:13 PM PDT

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: More...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 07:58 AM PDT

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 09:10 PM PDT

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 02:36 PM PDT

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...

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Three days before Dr. King gave his most historic speech, he appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Watch “Meet the Press Special Edition: Remembering the Dream” on Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. on NBC Bay Area.
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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.