Posted Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Fifty years ago this week, Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and delivered a speech that resonated across the country. How much of that dream is reality today? Would Dr. King say the African American still "lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity?" We'll discuss the speech and the dream.
Community/Human Interest, Race
Julia Bell Rogers, attended 1963 march
William Fulton, attorney, Gallagher Sharp
Stanley Miller, former executive director, Cleveland chapter NAACP
Regennia Williams, PhD, associate professor of history, Cleveland State University
Urban League of Greater Cleveland commemorates the March on Washington
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