MLK Waves to Crowd from Lincoln Memorial

Here’s a terrific photo from the famous “I Have a Dream” speech. MLK is waving to the crowd from the Lincoln Memorial.

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MLK and "I Have a Dream"
MLK and “I Have a Dream”

Don’t forget to check out this amazing one from the same day.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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Aerial view of the Washington Navy Yard, looking east (top). This shot shows the Navy Yard’s borders: M Street on the north (left); the waterfront on the south; 11th street on the east, and 2nd street on the west (foreground). On the right bank of the river is Anacostia, September 1963. NHHC Photograph Collection, Navy Subject Files, Washington Navy Yard. (214).

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  • Looks like a bunch of normal people. That is why I joined the civil rights movement. If I would have known they spawned gangbangers forget it.