This incredible photograph was taken from a bird's eye view over Lincoln's left shoulder, down onto the massive crowd watching the "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963. Get a glimpse of history with this amazing shot!
Learn about the liquor ban enacted on August 28, 1963 to mark the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Discover what Washingtonians were told about traffic, transit, telework, and more for the momentous event.
Washington National Cathedral at twilight
Exactly one year ago today, one of the most spectacular buildings in Washington was badly damaged by the earthquake that shook our city. So much so, that the repairs are going to cost millions of dollars and keep it under scaffolding for several years.
If you love this building like we do, consider donating a few bucks to help restore this national treasure. You can give money online, so it’s effortless.
And since we love this building so much,...
Learn about the historic moment when Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King Jr. were both receiving honorary degrees from Howard University in 1957. Read about the 8,500 people in attendance and the speech from ACLU executive director Patrick Murphy Malin.
Take a look into the past with this exploration of the official program from the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Watch the full Martin Luther King, Jr. speech to get a better understanding of the historic event.