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The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington marks a day to reflect on past struggles and look to a hopeful future, civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson told WTOP Wednesday.
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.
Shunned by their classmates, the only black girl and a white girl known for wetting her pants were left no choice but to be partners. Had they spoken to each other, the 5 year olds may have discovered their worlds weren't so different.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar endorsed a plan Tuesday to remove a disputed inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, rather than cut into the granite to replace it with a fuller quotation.
Three teenage males were shot in three Southeast D.C. locations Thursday morning, including one in front of Martin Luther King Elementary School, police say.
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