March on Washington

Dispatch from the Mall: 50 Years After the March on Washington
August 28, 2013

It was all about the line—the line and the heat. The line was more of a mass, a crowd stretching thick and far from the security gates, where mounted officers patrolled.

From the Stacks: TNR on the March on Washington, 1963
August 27, 2013

On the fiftieth anniversary, a look back at Murray Kempton’s September 1963 coverage.

The Forgotten March on Washington
It never happened—but still had more impact than today's reenactment
August 24, 2013

From the outset, recognition of the fiftieth anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington has been a matter of ratios: congratulation to critique, historical reflection to contemporary concerns.

The White Man Whose 'March on Washington' Speech You Should Remember Too
August 21, 2013

The 1963 March on Washington featured just one prominent white speaker.