Thursday, August 15, 2013

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington


 Jackie Robinson, March on Washington, 1963
©Steve Schapiro: Jackie Robinson, March on Washington, 1963
 

On August 28, 2013 citizens from across this country will converge upon our nation’s capital to commemorate and celebrate the historic March On Washington which occurred 50 years ago on August 28, 1963.
 
This site provides information and updates on the numerous commemorative marches that are being planned throughout this country. In addition, this site provides citizens an opportunity to leave their remembrances and pictures of the march that changed the world.
 
 
 
 
Related: 

 TIME:  “One Dream” — a multimedia commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech

Exhibit: 1963

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham