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Legendary jazz innovator, saxophonist John Coltrane,a leading figure of the bebop genre, was born in 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina.

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POSTED: August 24, 2013, 8:00 am

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NorthStarNews.com

Channel MLK but be Presidential


Remembering the Great March

What America Heard but what Martin Said


Fields: Institutions Can Matter


Black Life in 1963

Editorial: Reminisce but Go Forward

Fields: Make Change Personal


Marc Morial: To Be Equal


The Washington Post

Joy, anger and hope for a SNCC member at the 1963 March

RNC, black Republicans commemorate March on Washington


Presidents, celebrities to commemorate march anniversary


Thousands march to Mall to mark ‘Dream’ anniversary

Civil Rights leaders lift up prayers marking March on Washington

March on Washington 50th anniversary events


Anniversary march to emphasize dreams unfulfilled

Jackson: Gaps in equality persist long after the March

What would MLK march for now?


Tavis Smiley: Be King-like, not King-lite


Women were nearly left off March on Washington program

U.S. civil rights timeline

Outlook: 5 myths about the march


The New York Times


On a Large Stage, King’s Dream. On a Small One, a Nightmare.

Scenes From the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Trying to Inspire a New Generation

Original Coverage: March on Washington

Progress Seems Fitful to Many Who Marched on Washington in ’63

Witnesses to History, 50 Years Later


Blow: 50 Years Later

Despite ‘Enormous Strides,’ Minorities Still Face Barriers, President Says

John Lewis on Race and Voting Rights


Still Marching on Washington, 50 Years Later

GRAPHIC: A Dream Examined


The Chicago Tribune


Obama: 50 years after King speech, discrimination feeds black economic gap


Philly.com


50 years after Dr. King's speech, where are we now?

50 years after 'I Have a Dream,' another march on Washington


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Civil rights veterans commit to continue the work


Scenes from Saturday's March on Washington


50 years later, John Lewis marches on

Famous faces from 1963 March

Who was on the 1963 program

Video: Historic column by Ralph McGill



Associated Press


March to focus on continued fight for civil rights


The Detroit Free Press


NBC re-airing Martin Luther King Jr. interview

Rochelle Riley: 50 years later, Detroit grandmother revisits King's dream

March on Washington events for 50th anniversary have broader goals this time


The Los Angeles Times

Have we achieved racial equality? Whites say yes, blacks say no

King may have dreamed, but he took nothing for granted


USA Today

For Obama, MLK's shadow looms large ahead of speech


On march's anniversary, voting rights still an issue

Thousands arrive for new March on Washington

Eric Holder: 50 years after March, more work to do


Thelma Daley: Fear gave way to exhilaration at March

Martin Luther King III: We must keep moving forward


The Lowerys: Change is still going to come

Al Sharpton: A new battle in 2013


The Christian Science Monitor

A new generation takes up Martin Luther King Jr.'s

March on Washington: Why is Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'dream' only half-realized?

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