March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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Sep 2nd, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech for the ages from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. A quarter of a million people stood in rapt attention and listened to that speech. It was the crowning moment of the March on Washington for ...
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… thoughts on the African  Dream by Samuel O. Adeyemi Exactly 40 years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr gave that historic speech when he led thousands to march on Washington for civil rights and jobs; a black senator from the state of Chicago accepted the nomination of the Democratic Party in the st...
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“I have a dream.” August 28, 1963 Thinking about Leaders   .    .    . With his upcoming birthday, I’ve been remembering Martin Luther King this morning.  Dr. King’s speech  was titled “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom”.  Over 200,000 attended that rally.  Now, almost 50 years later, we still...