Please Do Not Forget!


GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. led the March on Washington, a political rally of some 200,000 to 300,000 people to the nation’s capital, where King, standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial, delivered his historic “I Have a Dream” speech.

PBS-TV including WGVU-TV Channel 35 in Grand Rapids tonight has special broadcasting in connection with the 50th anniversary of the Aug. 28, 1963, event that paved the way for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

March on Washington on PBS-TV

Tune in tonight to these PBS-TV stations in Michigan

• WCML Channel 24 in Alpena
• WCMV Channel 17 in Cadillac
• WTVS-TV Channel 56 in Detroit
• WKAR-TV Channel 23 in East Lansing
• WCMZ Channel 28 in Flint
• WGVU-TV Channel 35 in Grand Rapids
• WGVK-TV Channel 52 in Kalamazoo
• WCMW Channel 21 in Manistee
WDCQ-TV Channel 15 in University Center


Queen Latifah, Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington emcee and narrate a series of broadcasts beginning at 8 p.m. August 27, 2013, on WGVU-TV 35-1.

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  1. songtothesirens says:

    That speech still moves me to tears, and I wasn’t even born yet!

  2. I watched some of the broadcast. It was awesome!

  3. _Anitra T. says:

    Reblogged this on The Tireless Hand.

  4. Reblogged this on victoriasbraces.

  5. Thanks a mil! The only thing better than hearing Dr. King’s words, is knowing all the exact places to go to in order to hear them. What a wonderful and thoughtful idea for a post!

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