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 Martin Luther King day on Monday, 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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