March On Washington Archives

‘I Have A Dream’ – address at The March on Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963

January 20, 2022

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope… [Read More]

A. Philip Randolph Institute commemorates the March on Washington 58 years later

September 2, 2021

On August 28, 2021, A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI)-Milwaukee Chapter hosted a commemoration of the March on Washington in the city of Milwaukee. The march started with a rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., statue on King Drive and ended at Zeidler Union Square downtown. The rally included guest speakers APRI President Larry… [Read More]

‘I Have A Dream’ – address at The March on Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963

January 21, 2021

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope… [Read More]

‘March on Washington’ had focus, audacity

September 20, 2012

Every time I see a march or a rally, I think of the rally of all rallies – the 1963 March on Washington, which took place 49 years ago on August 25, 1963. And nearly 50 years later, there still is nothing that equals that march in results. These days, folks march to make a… [Read More]