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  • The March On Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream Speech” Happened 50 Years Ago Today [26 HQ Photos + Video]

    The Great March on Washington was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history and called for civil and economic rights for African Americans. It took place in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, August 28, 1963 – 50 years ago today. Martin Luther King, Jr., standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial, delivered his historic “I Have a Dream” speech advocating racial harmony during the march and it is still considered to be, arguably, the greatest speech in American history for helping to pass the Civil Rights Act (1964) and the Voting Rights Act (1965).

  • 50 Rare and Iconic High Quality Photos of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr. accomplished more in 39 years of life than any man could wish to accomplish in 100 lifetimes. He was born January 15, 1929 into a life of Southern segration but would eventually be thrust into a unique position where he would become a national icon in the history of American progressivism. We all know bits and pieces about Martin Luther Kings Jr.’s life but today, on his 84th birthday, read his Wikipedia to learn more about one of the most interesting figures in history. To celebrate this great icon we’ve pulled together 50 rare and iconic photos. Keep in mind, some of the photos toward the end might be considered graphic but they are a wildly important piece of history and must be included.  

 
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