Martin Luther King's March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom

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Later that year on August 28th, King coordinated the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom”. During this event more than 250,000 people from around the country worked together to express their ongoing aid for the acquiescence of a civil rights bill to end the segregation of races in the education system and to create jobs for those who were unemployed (Hansan). At the demonstration, King gave his memorable “I Have A Dream”speech, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, that symbolizes how the marchers professed to obtain racial equality. King’s speech was encumbered with determination and aspiration, and communicated how King believed that black and white Americans could live harmoniously together as equals (Hansan). In King’s speech, he
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