Editor’sNote: King’s speech: We want to hear your thoughts on Aug. 28, 1963

Bayard Rustin and Cleveland Robinson prepare for the March on Washington in this photo taken Aug. 7, 1963, by World Telegram & Sun photographer O. Fernandez.

Bayard Rustin and Cleveland Robinson prepare for the March on Washington in this photo taken Aug. 7, 1963, by World Telegram & Sun photographer O. Fernandez.

This month brings the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, delivered before a crowd of some 250,000 civil rights supporters gathered at the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington.

As part of the Spirit’s coverage of this landmark anniversary, we’re hoping to hear from our readers. Did any of you go to D.C. for the March that hot Wednesday and hear King’s inspiring words firsthand? Did you listen on the radio or read news coverage of the speech at the time?

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