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Picture of a person wearing a blue NAACP hat at the March on Washington in 1963
August 28, 2021

March on Washington

On August 28, 1963, some 250,000 people arrived at the National Mall for the March on Washington, demonstrating for civil rights for Black Americans. It was here that Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his famous "I Have A Dream" speech.
Photograph by James P. Blair, Nat Geo Image Collection
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