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

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 07:12 PM PDT

SJSU Students Honor MLK Anniversary with "Dream" Documentary

SJSU Students Honor MLK Anniversary with "Dream" Documentary

A small group of San Jose State University students found a unique way to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have A Dream" speech.

Sunday, Jan 19, 2014 at 11:33 AM PST

The 1963 March on Washington in Photos

An estimated quarter of a million people marched on Washington on August 28, 1968... See Full Gallery

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 at 03:18 PM PDT

Share Your Dream With NBC News

Share Your Dream With NBC News

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech, NBC News is asking Americans to share their dreams. Simply complete the...

Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 at 09:32 AM PDT

Thousands March, Rally Honoring MLK's Legacy

Thousands March, Rally Honoring MLK's Legacy

Tens of thousands of people descended on D.C. streets Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington -- and to rally for D.C. statehood. Speakers stood on the steps of the Lincoln...

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 08:34 PM PDT

North Texan Remembers King Speech

North Texan Remembers King Speech

Peter Johnson is returning to Washington, D.C., 50 years after he marched on the nation's capital and heard Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 04:13 PM PDT

50 Years After King, Marchers Gather Again in D.C.

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...

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 03:45 PM PDT
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By Associated Press and Alexandria Fisher

Chicago Marks March on Washington

Chicago Marks March on Washington

Dozens of Chicagoans gathered Saturday at DuSable of African American History to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 at 11:19 PM PDT

Civil Rights Includes Gays 50 Years After March

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...

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 04:15 PM PDT

Key Events of the Anniversary

Key Events of the Anniversary

Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, the nation commemorates the anniversary with events including a speech by President Obama.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013 at 06:42 PM PDT

MLK and Mandela: 2 Men Fighting for Equality

MLK and Mandela: 2 Men Fighting for Equality

Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. never met, but they fought for the same cause at the same time on two continents. Mandela said he was prepared to die to see his dream of a society where blacks and...

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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.