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It's Been 50 Years Since The March On Washington, Here Are 3 Little-Known Facts

  • U.S.
  • 08.28.13 10:03 AM EDT

It's been 50 years since a rally gathered at the Mall in Washington D.C. to fight for equal opportunities for African-Americans in the U.S. That historic day included Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "Dream" speech and is credited with helping pass national civil rights legislation. Here are three things you probably didn't know about that important day.