August 1963 - The Civil Rights march on Washington, D. for Jobs and Freedom culminates with Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Over people participated in the march for equal rights.
"We march for integrated schools now!" "We demand an end to bias now!" African-Americans carrying signs for equal rights, integrated schools, decent housing and an end to bias during the 1963 March on Washington.
Birth & Family Born at noon on Tuesday, January 1929 at the family home in Atlanta, Martin Luther King, Jr. was the first son and second child born to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King