10 things about the March on Washington

Published On: Aug 27 2013 11:05:56 AM CDT   Updated On: Jan 19 2015 02:00:00 AM CST

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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Leonard Freed Estate

An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 Americans, mostly African-Americans but also including thousands of whites, held the march to focus attention on blacks' demands for immediate equality in jobs and civil rights.

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