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 America Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

 

Washington, DC

President Barak Obama commemorated the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington today with an address to thousands gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial.  The president stated that King's Dream calls everyone to engage in private acts of courage that lead to equality and dignity for all people.  He joined other speakers, including former presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, and members of the King family, in reminding Americans that freedom and equality are conditions every generation must struggle to achieve and maintain.

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