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POSTED: August 24, 2013, 8:00 am

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Channel MLK but be Presidential

Remembering the Great March

What America Heard but what Martin Said

Fields: Institutions Can Matter

Black Life in 1963

Editorial: Reminisce but Go Forward

Fields: Make Change Personal

Marc Morial: To Be Equal

The Washington Post

Joy, anger and hope for a SNCC member at the 1963 March

RNC, black Republicans commemorate March on Washington

Presidents, celebrities to commemorate march anniversary

Thousands march to Mall to mark ‘Dream’ anniversary

Civil Rights leaders lift up prayers marking March on Washington

March on Washington 50th anniversary events

Anniversary march to emphasize dreams unfulfilled

Jackson: Gaps in equality persist long after the March

What would MLK march for now?

Tavis Smiley: Be King-like, not King-lite

Women were nearly left off March on Washington program

U.S. civil rights timeline

Outlook: 5 myths about the march

The New York Times

On a Large Stage, King’s Dream. On a Small One, a Nightmare.

Scenes From the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Trying to Inspire a New Generation

Original Coverage: March on Washington

Progress Seems Fitful to Many Who Marched on Washington in ’63

Witnesses to History, 50 Years Later

Blow: 50 Years Later

Despite ‘Enormous Strides,’ Minorities Still Face Barriers, President Says

John Lewis on Race and Voting Rights

Still Marching on Washington, 50 Years Later

GRAPHIC: A Dream Examined

The Chicago Tribune

Obama: 50 years after King speech, discrimination feeds black economic gap

50 years after Dr. King's speech, where are we now?

50 years after 'I Have a Dream,' another march on Washington

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Civil rights veterans commit to continue the work

Scenes from Saturday's March on Washington

50 years later, John Lewis marches on

Famous faces from 1963 March

Who was on the 1963 program

Video: Historic column by Ralph McGill

Associated Press

March to focus on continued fight for civil rights

The Detroit Free Press

NBC re-airing Martin Luther King Jr. interview

Rochelle Riley: 50 years later, Detroit grandmother revisits King's dream

March on Washington events for 50th anniversary have broader goals this time

The Los Angeles Times

Have we achieved racial equality? Whites say yes, blacks say no

King may have dreamed, but he took nothing for granted

USA Today

For Obama, MLK's shadow looms large ahead of speech

On march's anniversary, voting rights still an issue

Thousands arrive for new March on Washington

Eric Holder: 50 years after March, more work to do

Thelma Daley: Fear gave way to exhilaration at March

Martin Luther King III: We must keep moving forward

The Lowerys: Change is still going to come

Al Sharpton: A new battle in 2013

The Christian Science Monitor

A new generation takes up Martin Luther King Jr.'s

March on Washington: Why is Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'dream' only half-realized?

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