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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.
Historical researchers, documentary filmmakers and educators now have access to an online archive of television news coverage of Virginia's civil rights era.
The father of Trayvon Martin came to Washington Wednesday to address members of the newly formed Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys.
Danville is preparing to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the most violent of all days in the civil rights movement in Virginia.
Mississippi will inaugurate a marker Tuesday recalling a civil rights protest 50 years ago when a white mob attacked a racially mixed group seated at a whites-only lunch counter.
Donald Rutledge, who won acclaim shooting photos during the civil rights movement before turning his lens toward Christian photography, has died. He was 82.