March on Washington

Can America Fulfill the Demands Made by Those Who Marched on Washington?

Aug. 30, 2013

Fifty years after the March on Washington, African-Americans still confront high rates of unemployment, segregation in education and race-based partisan gridlock. In what areas have we seen progress? Gwen Ifill discusses the advances and what's left to be done with historian Taylor Branch and filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman.

Speakers Set to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of MLK's Speech

Aug. 28, 2013

President Obama will mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with a highly anticipated speech Wednesday on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.