On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, President Obama, former President Bill Clinton and other dignitaries and celebrities delivered remarks at a commemoration of the 1963 demonstration for jobs, economic justice and racial equality at the Lincoln Memorial.
Here are a few of our favorite speeches.
President Barack Obama speaks about Dr. King’s broader dream, from civil rights to economic justice.
President Bill Clinton talks about what Dr. King’s legacy means to him to and to America.
The Martin Luther King Jr. family, including his children Martin Luther King III and Dr. Bernice King, reflects on the anniversary.
Rep. John Lewis, who spoke at the 1963 March on Washington, speaks about the change he has seen since that original march.
President Jimmy Carter remembers Martin Luther King Jr. and his family.
Oprah Winfrey says the country must reaffirm its commitment to Dr. King’s dream.
Jamie Foxx speaks “from the heart” about why it’s time for his generation to stand up and renew the dream.
Rev. Al Sharpton explains why the battles for equality still continue.