March on Washington
The U.S. Postal Service is out with a forever stamp that commemorates the 1963 March on Washington.
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington takes place on Aug. 28, but individuals, organizations and venues throughout the D.C. area are honoring the occasion all weekend long -- from serious and reflective gatherings, to more festive and family-focused affairs. Many of the events are free and open to the public. Here are our top picks for the weekend.
Tens of thousands are expected to take part in upcoming events on the National Mall to commemorate the March on Washington and the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
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