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March On Washington 50th Anniversary: Events In The Triad

3:35 PM, Aug 28, 2013   |    comments
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Wednesday marks the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic speech.

President Obama spoke at the Lincoln Memorial, the same site where King addressed a crowd of about 250,000 people.

Here a a few events happening in the Triad:

3 p.m. - Guilford College Campus: American Friends Service Committee will lead a community non-violence campaign "Peace is Now & Everyday.

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Greensboro: Moral Monday "Taking Home the Dream" the event is in downtown park at South Elm Street and East Lee Street.
*Rain location Shiloh Baptist Church, 1210 S. Eugene St

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Winston-Salem: "Taking the Dream Home" rally in Corpening Plaza in downtown at 231 W. First St.
*Rain location is St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 520 Summit Street.

6:00 p.m. - Greensboro: Panel discussion "Voices of the March on Washington: Looking Back & Moving Forward." The event is at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum at 134 S. Elm St.  

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