10 things about the March on Washington

Published On: Aug 27 2013 11:05:56 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2014 10:12:04 AM CDT

Today marks the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here are 10 things you may not know about the historic March on Washington, where MLK delivered his historic "I have a dream" speech.

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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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