50th anniversary of March on Washington and 'I Have A Dream' speech celebrated

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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech was given 50 years ago at the Lincoln Memorial. (August 28, 2013 5:37 PM)

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. People from all over the country gathered in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the event with speeches and songs. Civil Rights activists marched through the D.C. streets holding signs with King's famous first line of his speech. A Brooklyn college student, Shantia McCarthur,...

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