President Biden Committed to the Legacy of the March on Washington


People gather at Lincoln Memorial to attend the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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Sunday marked the 59th anniversary of the March on Washington. It was the site for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place on August 28th, 1963, with 250,000 people taking part. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre commented from the White House on the anniversary:

“So as it relates to March on Washington and that anniversary, the president has said this before and I’ll reiterate, the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech changed the course of history. We continue to reaffirm our commitment to fulfilling America’s founding promise. And the president has made advancing equality core to his administration, as I just laid out. We can’t rest until justice truly rings out for all of us.”

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