March on Washington, civil rights movement's unseen leaders

They were the often unseen and unheard leaders of the March on Washington and the civil rights movement.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 05:44am EDT

Rare photos from the March on Washington displayed

More than 100 photos, many of them never seen before, are now on display at the Library of Congress to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 09:26pm EDT

Expect major delays during Wednesday commute

Commuting in and out of Washington Wednesday may be tricky, as thousands are expected to participate in a commemoration marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:33pm EDT

Stay connected with Park Police during march event

Visitors attending Wednesday's 50th Anniversary "Let Freedom Ring" Commemoration and Call to Action can get emergency alerts from the U.S. Park Police via web, e-mail and cell phone.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 09:33am EDT

New site records readings of MLK's 'Dream' speech

National Park Foundation, Google launch site to record readings of MLK's 'Dream' speech

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 08:32am EDT

Winfrey, Foxx to join March on Washington events

Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Foxx, Forest Whitaker among celebrities joining March on Washington

Monday - 08/26/2013, 06:59pm EDT

Metro records 453,000 trips on Saturday

Metro records 453k trips Saturday for festivities around March on Washington 50th anniversary

Monday - 08/26/2013, 06:40pm EDT

Holder: I wouldn't be AG without 1963 marchers

Holder: Spirit of 1963 March on Washington now demands rights for gays, Latinos, the disabled

Monday - 08/26/2013, 09:46am EDT

Marching for King's dream: 'The task is not done'

Tens of thousands march, remembering King's 1963 dream but declaring: 'The task is not done"

Monday - 08/26/2013, 09:39am EDT

Civil rights writings, photos on display at Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is giving the public an inside look at the civil rights movement through interviews, photos and writings in a new collection.

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 04:19pm EDT

Dr. King's last sermon returns to the pulpit

On the morning of March 31, 1968, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. took to the pulpit at the National Cathedral. The sermon he delivered was his last. Just days later, he was assassinated.

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 02:21pm EDT

March on Washington meets post-9/11 America

Metal barriers and big-screen TVs: March on Washington meets post-9/11 America

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 10:40am EDT

NBC re-airing Martin Luther King Jr. interview

NBC News' to re-air 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. interview given on eve of Washington march

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 02:06am EDT

The forgotten man of the march

Arguably, the name of Bayard Rustin has gone largely unknown in the 50 years since the March, but he was the man tasked with pulling it off.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 08:45pm EDT

How much of King's speech has come true?

Thousands of people are arriving this weekend for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 04:33pm EDT

Buses collide on way to march

Five people suffered minor injuries as three buses collided on the way to Saturday's march on the Mall.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 09:16am EDT

Gray to lead anniversary march for D.C. statehood

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray hopes to harness the energy and emotion surrounding this weekend's celebration of the March on Washington's 50th anniversary.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 07:12pm EDT

Half of US says racial equality not yet a reality

Color-blind US? Half of all Americans say 'a lot more' work remains to achieve racial equality

Friday - 08/23/2013, 06:50pm EDT

Museums retrace March on Washington 50 years later

Museums offer numerous exhibits, programs to retrace March on Washington on 50th anniversary

Friday - 08/23/2013, 02:58pm EDT

Tony Bennett to attend March on Washington

Tony Bennett to attend 50th anniversary March on Washington, campaign against gun violence

Friday - 08/23/2013, 02:24pm EDT
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