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  • Ophelia Rivera

    Monumental Day in black history: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. One of the largest political rallies in US history. Setting for Dr. King's most memorable speech. "Martin Luther King Jr." 2013. The Biography Channel website. Feb 27 2013, 09:58

  • Robin Michaels

    50th ANNIVERSARY - 8/28/13 - 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.

  • Christian Wærsten

    Civil Rights Movement of African Americans 50 years ago at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington sounded "I Have a Dream" speech, the famous black preacher Martin Luther King Jr., has become accepted as a masterpiece of oratory. August 28, 1963, King led a march of 250 thousand people to the memorial erected in honor of the president, who once abolished slavery, and uttered the words designating the decisive stage in the struggle of African-American part of the country for their rights.

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