Memories of The March is an online collection of local stories and memories about the March on Washington, highlighting first-person accounts from across the country.
Browse through over 25 stories below.
Dorothy Aldridge talks about Dr. King giving his “I Have a Dream” speech in Detroit first.
The Reverend Dr. Harold Middlebrook gives his first-hand account of the March.
A photo of Edith Lee-Payne at the March on Washington famously depicts the event.
Rep. Johnnie Turner serves in 108th TN Gen Assembly for Dist 85 and is a retired educator.
Delores Morgan Brule had seen blacks and whites together before, but never like this.
Walt Shepperd recalls the comradeship and bi-racial approach to the March on Washington.