Share The Journey Reports
Fifty years ago, more than 200,000 people gathered on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. NBC News asked six African-Americans who attended the march to share their memories of that day.
One of Dr. King's close friends, Atlanta's own Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr. will be among thousands commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Wednesday, President Obama, two former Presidents and thousands of others will stand at the Lincoln Memorial and commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.
Thousands are in Washington D.C. this week, remembering the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march on Washington. Atlanta students are there too.
Christian Hill of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights said as part of a project, 20 college students will be sent to Washington D.C. to interview participants of the original 1963 March on Washington.
"50 Years of Change: Share the Journey" is more than just a special program. More than just a TV moment. It offers lasting materials for educating young people about the defining historical moments of 1963.
Wednesday, March 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, when Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.
White has created a homemade history book. As a child in Atlanta, he collected whatever newspapers and magazines he could find from the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s son is remembering his dad's historic "I have a dream" speech, 50 years after the historic march on Washington.
Tens of thousands gathered Saturday on the nation's "front yard," the National Mall near the Lincoln Memorial, yearning for a bit of the transcendent sense of racial unity heralded on this spot by Martin Luther King 50 years ago in his "I Have a Dream" speech.
This weekend, people all across the country will be making their way towards Washington D.C. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
The March on Washington's 50th anniversary kicks off this week.
11Alive hosted a private advanced screening and luncheon to celebrate the upcoming special, 50 Years of Change: Share the Journey. Guests included Kwanza Hall, Rev. Joseph Lowery, Congressman David Scott, Kenny Leon, Tanya Ski, Ryan Glover, Judge Glenda Hatchett and representatives from National Center for Civil and Human Rights, NAACP, UNCF, Georgia State University, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Ron Clark Academy. 50 Years of change: Share the Journey will air on Wednesday, August 28, 2013—the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. A separate version of the Share the Journey special will be available on 11Alive.com for schools across Georgia to use in classrooms and assemblies. Photo Credit: CatMax Photography, LLC and DJ Bing