The March on Washington 1963
The March on Washington in favor of Civil Rights, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Over 200,000 people marched on Washington DC to protest for Civil Rights for African-Americans. This is the March in which Dr King gave his famous "I have a dream" speech.
Dr King is shown in this photo with other civil rights leaders - they are in front of the bandstand, surrounded by protest signs.
courtesy of the Library of Congress, Leffler, Warren K., photographer ... show more