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We White People Need to Own This

Martin Luther King has been dead for 50 years and Donald Trump is our president. Who is responsible?

REUTERS

We will be deluged by Martin Luther King articles and columns today. Some will be excellent, like the one Rev. Jesse Jackson wrote. But most will be saccharine sweet and not say what needs to be said.

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The March on Washington: Then and Now

Raymond Brown, the son of a renowned civil-rights attorney—and a prominent human-rights attorney in his own right—recounts the events leading up to 1963's march.

By Raymond M. Brown

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Why the 'Race Discussion' Isn't Over 50 Years Later

CVS Caremark Chief Diversity Officer David Casey hopes the celebration will remind younger generations that more work needs to be done.

By David Casey

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50 Years—What Does It Mean?

R. Fenimore Fisher, the Chief Diversity Officer for the City of New York, ponders the solution to the inequities that still impact this country.

By R. Fenimore Fisher

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Is Another March on Washington Needed?

Former Kraft Foods Group Vice President of Diversity Jim Norman wonders if such a rally today would have the same impact it did 50 years ago.

By Jim Norman

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VIDEO: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

50 years later, a look back at the historic March on Washington that helped push the civil rights movement.

On Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1963, more than 200,000 Americans—an estimated 75 to 80 percent of them Black—converged on Washington, D.C., to rally for civil and economic rights.

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SLIDESHOW: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Honoring the 50th anniversary of one of the most important moments in the Civil Rights movement, a collection of images from the March on Washington.

This week, the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, one of the largest political rallies in U.S. history and a key event in the civil-rights movement.

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