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African American and white students sit on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the march in Washington. A student holds the Image Description : Students sit on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 8/28/63 March on Washington. The newspaper is the 'Washington Afro-American' and the front-page headline reads: "They're Pouring in From All Over!." (Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images)

'I Have A Dream': 50 years since Martin Luther King's iconic speech changed history

It is 50 years since Martin Luther King delivered his 'I Have A Dream'

speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. The iconic

oration was one of the defining moments of the 20th century and a

turning point in the civil rights movement in America. At least 250,000

activists marched to the Lincoln Memorial and heard King's speech where

he famously repeated the phrase 'I have a dream' eight times, spelling

out his idea for his country where black and white Americans could live

together freely and equally.