DreamThe 50th anniversary of the March on Washington is observed this August as a watershed event for the United States. The gathering on August 28, 1963 drew 250,000 to the nation’s capital to call for racial and economic justice.

Delve deeper than a short news report on the anniversary with resources on the civil rights movement available through the Cobb County Public Library System. Below is a sampling, with an emphasis on Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the highlight of the event:

 

50th Anniversary puts March in Spotlight
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