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The History Of The March On Washington

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The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place August 28, 1958. More than 250,000 people attended the Washington D.C. rally, at which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech.

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