WATCH LIVE: 50th anniversary of March on Washington

By Roxanne Cooper
Saturday, August 24, 2013 8:19 EDT
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Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr waves to supporters on the Mall in Washington (AFP)
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Martin Luther King, III, Rev. Al Sharpton, and others gather five decades after Dr. King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington in 1963, mounting the same steps at the Lincoln Memorial to lead the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Watch a live feed of the festivities below, courtesy of MSNBC:

Roxanne Cooper
Roxanne Cooper is the publisher of Raw Story. She has 20+ years experience in media management, marketing, and advertising and has held positions with AlterNet, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, LA Weekly, San Francisco Bay Guardian, and Stars & Stripes. From 2004-2008, Roxanne published the popular political blog Rox Populi. She lives in San Francisco and you can follow her on Twitter at @AlterRox.
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