In 1963, a revolution of change was launched on streets across the Nation. As America begins to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, we examine how the watershed moments of that year still resonate today. Relive the events that brought our nation to its knees through amazing interviews and rarely seen footage. Join us for this memorable, remarkable documentary every family should watch on Tuesday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m..
Be sure to visit this site next week, as we add more of the events and emotional extended interviews with the leaders who were on the front lines of that pivotal time in history.
We'll also add a special education section; featuring an online video every student should watch, and an interactive study guide to download. These school resources will be available Monday Aug. 26.
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Part of Dr. King's dream 50 years ago was creating economic and educational opportunity for African Americans. Fifty years later, jobs education and health are the focus of a new study by researchers at Washington University and St. Louis University.
Oprah Winfrey says Martin Luther King Jr. forced the nation "to wake up, look at itself and eventually change." She says the civil rights leader's lessons inspire people all over the world.
As the nation commemorated the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech Wednesday, those who knew the civil rights icon shared some of their experiences with the man behind the speech.
As she inched toward the security checkpoint that would allow her to bask in the words of three presidents Wednesday afternoon, Toni Asante Lightfoot said, "It could be much worse."
The bells at Christ Church Cathedral rang out at 2 p.m. Wednesday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
The Rev. Bernice King opened the celebration of her father's famous "I Have a Dream" speech Wednesday with an interfaith service in Washington.
Norma Lewis didn't have big plans for her future but she had a budding sense that something wasn't quite right with America's race relations and the opportunities she envisioned for her daughter.
NBC News will provide special coverage today of the 50th anniversary celebrations of Dr. Martin Luther King's March on Washington and his "I Have a Dream" speech.
Near the corner of Martin Luther King and Hamilton, the neighborhood has fallen on hard times.
They came to be known as the "Sisters of Selma" for their trip to Alabama during the voting rights protests.
St. Louis Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards says the kids at Innovative Concept Academy can hope, and they can dream, because of the "I Have a Dream" speech.
Civil Rights activist Frankie Muse Freeman says while the final few phrases of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech are iconic and most ingrained in the public conscience, the rest of his sermon featured lovely imagery that should not be ignored or forgotten to history.
Michael McMillian said the nation is more cohesive, but work is still needed to empower the less fortunate and others born into situations where opportunity is not as plentiful.
Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
There was a twinkle in his four-year-old eyes as he looked into the big broadcast camera and said "are you taking my picture?" And then he looked up at his father before he moved closer to the camera.
Black civil rights leaders have released an agenda in advance of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
NewsChannel 5 will air a special episode of Meet the Press Sunday morning.
A group is traveling from St. Louis to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
50 years later, history repeats itself as 46 people from St. Louis join tens of thousands from around the country headed to the nation's capitol.
We're closing in on the 50th anniversary of one of the most Iconic speeches in American history.
Has the U.S. achieved Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of a colorblind society? Fewer than half of all Americans say the country has made substantial progress in the past 50 years toward racial equality, a new poll shows.