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WhatWasThere • 2 years ago

On August 28, 1963, 200,000 people participate in a peaceful civil rights rally in Washington, D.C., where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial.

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