50th Anniversary of March on Washington for Jobs
and Freedom and MLK's "I Have A Dream" Speech
- 08/29/2013 by Linda Perry Barr (WBAI News)
In a gathering rich with history and symbolism
Representative John Lewis from Georgia, always at the vanguard of progressive social movements in the United States. - Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
, tens of thousands of Americans of all backgrounds and colors stood shoulder to shoulder at the National Mall in Washington. They joined with civil rights leaders to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
Here are Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, MLKIII, President Jimmy Carter and Rep. John Lewis at the podium in Washington D.C. on August 28, 2013.