30 American History Photos and the Incredible Stories That Echo Through Time

CULTURE | May 23, 2023

Martin Luther King Jr. stands before a crowd of 250,000 people during the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963

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On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stood before a crowd of 250,000 people in Washington D.C., delivering his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. His passionate words echoed through the air as he spoke of equality and justice for all Americans, no matter their race or background. It was a moment that would go down in history, inspiring generations to come and be immortalized in the 2014 film Selma. This powerful speech has become an enduring symbol of hope and progress, reminding us of what can be achieved when we stand together against injustice.

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