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Civil Rights Memorial Center to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

From: The Civil Rights Memorial Center;

The Civil Rights Memorial Center (CRMC) will offer free admission TODAY, Wednesday, Aug. 28, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. 

 

A video of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech will be screened multiple times in the Mike Stoller & Corky Hale Stoller Civil Rights Memorial Theater from noon to 1:40 p.m. The CRMC will ring a bell outside the memorial at 2 p.m. as part of the "Let Freedom Ring" movement, a national initiative by The King Center and the 50th Anniversary Coalition to mark King's delivery of the historic speech. The 50th Anniversary Coalition includes organizations that convened the 1963 march. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxNoTg2TqiQ&hd1.

 

The Civil Rights Memorial includes the names of 40 men, women and children slain during the civil rights movement. The memorial, designed by Vietnam Veterans Memorial designer Maya Lin, was dedicated in 1989.

 

 

WHEN:          "I Have a Dream" screening from noon to 1:40 p.m.

                        Bell ringing at 2 p.m.

                        Wednesday, Aug. 28

 

WHERE:       Civil Rights Memorial Center

                        Mike Stoller & Corky Hale Stoller Civil Rights Memorial Theater

                        400 Washington Ave.

                        Montgomery, Ala.

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