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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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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