10 things about the March on Washington

Posted: 0:05 PM EDT Aug 27, 2013   Updated: 3:00 AM EST 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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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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