The March on Washington – 50 Years Later
August 28, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, one of the largest civil rights rallies in history.
Here you will find a collection of articles, videos, photos and planned events that commemorate that day in 1963, when a quarter of a million people descended upon the nation’s capital to demand liberty and justice for all.
- 50 Years of Dreaming (ACLU of Ohio blog post on the march)
- ACLU History: Fighting for Racial Justice
- A Timeline of the Civil Rights struggle
- The Unfinished March: a report from the Economic Policy Institute
- Color Photographs from the march
- Documentary Footage from the march
- Footage of Martin Luther King Jr. delivering his “I Have a Dream” speech at the march