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August 28, 1963
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Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, and Charlton Heston at the 1963 March on Washington

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Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, and Charlton Heston stand at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963.

The march drew over 200,000 people to the nation’s capital, and was the site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech.