Photo Slideshow: “Realize the Dream” – a glimpse into the March on Washington 50th anniversary commemoration

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The James family of Miami, Fla., including (left to right), mother Tanya; Gabriel, 6; Levi, 8; father Kwaku; Zoe, 3; and Shyanne, 10, pose for a photo with their “I Have A Dream” signs as they depart the National Action to Realize the Dream march that marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks

The James family of Miami, Fla., including (left to right), mother Tanya; Gabriel, 6; Levi, 8; father Kwaku; Zoe, 3; and Shyanne, 10, pose for a photo with their “I Have A Dream” signs as they depart the National Action to Realize the Dream march that marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks

(RNS) Tens of thousands of people — led by clergy, civil rights veterans and activists — gathered in the nation’s capital on Aug. 24, 2013 to remember the 1963 March on Washington. They listened to speeches and prayers before they joined the National Action to Realize the Dream march, led by the Rev. Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King III, from the Lincoln Memorial to the Washington Monument. RNS Photos by Adelle M. Banks.

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