History Stories
CATEGORY: March on Washington
The Fight for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 10, 2018

It took 15 years of fighting for MLK Day to be declared a national holiday—but some states pair it with a holiday celebrating Confederate leader Robert E. Lee. Read More

Same Date, 8 Years Apart: From Emmett Till’s Murder to ‘I Have a Dream’, in Photos
August 28, 2017

Eight years to the day of Till’s death, some 250,000 people gathered in the nation’s capital for the iconic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Read More