March on Washington

Dream Defenders and DREAMers Were Cut From 'I Have a Dream' Ceremony

by Brentin Mock on Aug 29, 2013 12:05PM

Leaders of youth social justice action organizations were invited to speak at the March on Washington 50th anniversary ceremony yesterday, but then cut at the last minute.

Topics: /NOW, Voting Rights, March on Washington

Report From the March on Washington 50th Anniversary Ceremony

by Brentin Mock on Aug 29, 2013 11:00AM

The highs and the lows of yesterday's commemoration

Topics: /NOW, Politics, History, Voting Rights, March on Washington

Obama vs. History

by Imara Jones on Aug 29, 2013 8:52AM

To understand why the president has failed to address economic inequity, listen to his strange, ahistorical diagnosis of the problem.

Topics: Economic Justice, March on Washington

An Animated Look at Martin Luther King, Jr's 'I Have a Dream' Speech

by Jamilah King on Aug 27, 2013 12:38PM

A new project hopes to keep the speech's legacy alive.

Topics: /NOW, March on Washington

Colin Powell Talks Race, March on Washington and Voter ID

by Brentin Mock on Aug 26, 2013 9:28AM

Colin Powell says President Obama needs to step up race discussion.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Voting Rights, March on Washington, Trayvon Martin

My March on Washington, in Tweets

by Rinku Sen on Aug 26, 2013 9:04AM

Rinku Sen covered the massive event--and all the voices there--140 characters at a time.

Topics: Movement, March on Washington

'One Man, One Vote' a Major Theme at March on Washington Anniversary

by Brentin Mock on Aug 26, 2013 8:00AM

The call to strengthen voting rights was a prominent feature of the 50th anniversary rally.

Topics: March on Washington, Politics, Voting Rights

The Sounds of Freedom [AUDIO]

by Kai Wright on Aug 24, 2013 9:35AM

An audio collage from the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Topics: History, March on Washington

Michelle Alexander on Mass Incarceration and MLK's Dream

by Jamilah King on Aug 23, 2013 11:54AM

On criminal injustice in America.

Topics: /NOW, March on Washington

The 1963 March on Washington in Photos

by Barbara Ransby on Aug 23, 2013 7:20AM

Historian and author Barbara Ransby takes us beyond "I Have a Dream."

Topics: March on Washington, History