August 28, 2013 | SuzyQ
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963. One of the largest political rallies for human rights in U.S. history, it was the site of Martin Luther King's historic I Have a Dream speech. In a year marked by racial unrest and numerous civil rights demonstations, Dr. King pleaded to "let freedom ring."
Nobody turn me around: a people's history of the 1963 march on Washington by Charles Euchner
Behind the dream: the making of the speech that transformed a nation by Clarence B. Jones and Stuart Connelly
The 1963 civil rights march by Scott Ingram
The preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the word that moved America by Richard Lischer
The King years: historic moments in the Civil Rights movement by Taylor Branch
Pillar of fire: America in the King years, 1963-65 by Taylor Branch