March on Washington

“The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom” in Washington, D.C. is organized to defend civil rights. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers a speech, stating “I have dream that one day this nation will rise up, to live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal’.”


Image 1: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights organizers stand with President Kennedy and Vice President Johnson at the White House. August 28, 1963. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Image 2: “We Demand Full Employment NOW!” poster from the March on Washington. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza Collection