10 things about the March on Washington

POSTED: 09:05 AM PDT Aug 27, 2013    UPDATED: 12:00 AM PST Jan 19, 2015 

As the nation celebrates Black History Month, here are 10 things you may not know about the historic March on Washington, where MLK delivered his "I have a Dream" speech.

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The march was organized by the "Big Six" leaders of the civil rights movement: A. Philip Randolph, Whitney M. Young, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., James Farmer, Roy Wilkins, and John Lewis. Bayard Rustin was chief organizer of the march.


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