Bell rings at Mary’s Park in Hampton to celebrate 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

Posted at 7:39 PM, Aug 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-28 19:39:41-04

Hampton, Va. – A special ceremony was held in Hampton at Mary`s Park today to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

City officials along with others gathered there to honor the 50th anniversary.

Those in Hampton were joined by hundreds of thousands who also remembered the day and the ongoing fight for racial equality in our nation.

Led by civil right leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the task 50 years ago was to break the color barrier and to expose injustices fueled by racial prejudice.


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