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Memories of the March

Dorothy Dewberry Aldridge Hears Dr. King in Detroit and D.C.

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Detroiter Dorothy Dewberry Aldridge was 20 years old when she took part in the June 23, 1963 Walk to Freedom in Detroit. It was the largest civil rights march to date with an estimated 125,000 people. The event culminated at Cobo Hall where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered the first iteration of his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

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Video thumbnail: Memories of the March A Conversation with Ambassador Andrew Young

Memories of the March

A Conversation with Ambassador Andrew Young

Ambassador Andrew Young remembers the 1963 March on Washington.

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A Conversation with Ambassador Andrew Young

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Video thumbnail: Memories of the March Delores Morgan Brule Remembers the March

Memories of the March

Delores Morgan Brule Remembers the March

Delores Morgan Brule had seen blacks and whites together before, but never like this.

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Delores Morgan Brule Remembers the March

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Video thumbnail: Memories of the March Edith Lee-Payne Discovers She’s the Girl in a Famous Photo

Memories of the March

Edith Lee-Payne Discovers She’s the Girl in a Famous Photo

A photo of Detroiter Edith Lee-Payne at the March on Washington famously depicts the event

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Edith Lee-Payne Discovers She’s the Girl in a Famous Photo

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Video thumbnail: Memories of the March Walt Shepperd Remembers the March

Memories of the March

Walt Shepperd Remembers the March

Walt Shepperd recalls the comradeship and bi-racial approach to the March on Washington.

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Walt Shepperd Remembers the March

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Video thumbnail: Memories of the March Dale Tussing Remembers the March

Memories of the March

Dale Tussing Remembers the March

Dale Tussing, Emeritus Professor at Syracuse University, remembers a fantastic atmosphere.

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Dale Tussing Remembers the March

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Video thumbnail: Memories of the March A Daughter Left at Home Marches On

Memories of the March

A Daughter Left at Home Marches On

The daughter of a NC speaker at the March honors her father's civil rights legacy.

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A Daughter Left at Home Marches On

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Video thumbnail: Memories of the March A Defining Moment for Pittsburgh Activist Sala Udin

Memories of the March

A Defining Moment for Pittsburgh Activist Sala Udin

Dr. King’s speech inspired a young Sala Udin to devote his life working for civil rights.

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A Defining Moment for Pittsburgh Activist Sala Udin

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Video thumbnail: Memories of the March Building the Beloved Community through Song

Memories of the March

Building the Beloved Community through Song

Candie Carawan shares her knowledge and memories of the evolution of freedom songs.

Building the Beloved Community through Song

Video thumbnail: Memories of the March Col. Nathan Thomas Marches On

Memories of the March

Col. Nathan Thomas Marches On

Col. Nathan Thomas rode a bus for four days to attend the March on Washington.

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Col. Nathan Thomas Marches On

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