It has been a half century since the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. gave his monumental "I have a Dream" speech in front of 250,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial.
At 2pm on Wednesday Aug. 28, WEMU will air special coverage of the 50th anniversary, including live coverage of President Obama's speech starting at 3 p.m.
For more information, check out WEMU and Eastern Michigan University's stories and conversations commemorating the 1963 "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom," below:
In case you missed it:
- EMU Professor Reflects on 1963 Civil Rights March
- Ypsilanti's Mayor Pro Tem Marks Civil Rights March Anniversary
- EMU to commemorate 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. King's 'I Have a Dream' speech