“The Big Six” refers to a group of prominent African-American leaders who at the height of the Civil Rights Movement were members of several organizations that fought for equality for Black people.
Next weekend, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, best known for Dr. Martin Luther King's "Dream." Fifty years later, the dream challenges us yet.
In the 50 years that have followed the March on Washington, Martin Luther King's words have echoed everywhere and inspired multitudes.
An Annapolis-based organization dedicated to honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will unveil the nation's first memorial for the 250,000 "foot soldiers" of the March on Washington on Aug. 28 to commemorate the march's 50th anniversary.
As the District of Columbia prepares for the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) said the city will provide materiel resources and in-kind services to support the march’s 50th anniversary.
PBS "NewsHour" anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill leads a series of conversations commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington on the show through August.
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the famous March on Washington, Americans will recall Dr. King's famous "dream"; many can recite entire passages of his historic address.
The Newseum is pleased to partner with the National Park Service, the National Alliance of Faith and Justice and the National Park Foundation in hosting the second day of the March on Washington Memorial Youth Mentoring Summit on Aug. 27, ...
In a little more than two weeks, Washington will be ground zero as the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
With the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom fast approaching, organizers in the District are gearing up for the stretch run.
To mark the 48th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Democrats have launched a new microsite that tells the story of the fight for voting rights.
The King Center and the 50th Anniversary Coalition are calling on people and organizations across the nation to help culminate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
Denise Young started her Saturday volunteering at Kingman Island, near RFK Stadium, before joining her three children at Constitution Avenue and 5th Street, NW, for a justice rally for Trayvon Martin.
A national coalition will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington next month with a five-day celebration that event organizers say has been galvanized by the recent Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act.