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Obama: Black/white wealth gap has grown since 1963

Obama: Black/white wealth gap has grown since 1963

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said some blacks have had "unimaginable" success, but the wealth gap between blacks and whites has grown since the Civil Rights era.
President Obama speaks at 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

President Obama speaks at 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Presidents Obama, Clinton and Carter, along with civil rights luminaries will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963.
By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.COM
Michelle Obama cites importance of civil rights documentary

Michelle Obama cites importance of civil rights documentary

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama spoke Tuesday of the importance of remembering less heralded civil rights activists such as Whitney Young.
'I Have a Dream' speech remembered for use of 'sacred touchstones'

'I Have a Dream' speech remembered for use of 'sacred touchstones'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech has had a lasting impact because of the rhetorical and literary devices within it, analysts say.
King's March on Washington remembered 50 years later

King's March on Washington remembered 50 years later

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Voting rights were a main topic when tens of thousands gathered in Washington, nearly 50 years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Thousands flock to National Mall for 50th anniversary of March on Washington

Thousands flock to National Mall for 50th anniversary of March on Washington

Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at event marking 50th anniversary of March on Washington.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Obama to speak on 50th anniversary of March on Washington

Obama to speak on 50th anniversary of March on Washington

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- President Obama will observe the March on Washington's 50th anniversary at the Lincoln Memorial where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech.
Controversial quote removed from Martin Luther King Jr. memorial

Controversial quote removed from Martin Luther King Jr. memorial

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- A controversially paraphrased quote on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington has been removed, the statue's sculptor said.
Atlanta set to honor King's 'Dream' speech

Atlanta set to honor King's 'Dream' speech

ATLANTA, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Thursday marked the 45th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, which galvanized the civil rights movement.
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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famed "I Have Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963. The speech galvanized the nation's civil rights movements and led to the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the 1968 Fair Housing Act. cc/sp/files UPI
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Let Freedom Ring Ceremony Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
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