|aSeparate and not equal -- The power of marches -- JFK -- No detail too small -- A crowd gathers ... and gathers -- Millions of footsteps -- A wealth of words -- We shall overcome.
|aDescribes the 1963 March on Washington, helmed by Martin Luther King, Jr., where over two hundred thousand people gathered to demand equal rights for all races, and explains why this event is still important in American history today.
|aCivil rights demonstrations|zWashington (D.C.)|xHistory|y20th century|vJuvenile literature.
On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people gathered in Washington, DC, to demand equal rights for all races. It was there that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, and it was this peaceful protest that spurred the momentous civil rights laws of the mid-1960s. With black-and-white artwork throughout and sixteen pages of photographs, the March is brought to life!