Hundreds march in Cleveland to mark 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech.
CLEVELAND - The Urban League of Greater Cleveland and other community groups have organized a rally and march on Wednesday night to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King Junior delivered his 'I Have a Dream' speech.
Starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, people plan to gather at Mall A, off St. Clair Avenue, near the Cleveland's Board of Education building.
At 6:30 pm., people will march a short distance to Cleveland's Public Auditorium where activities including a reenactment of historic events are planned from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Pride of Glenville Marching Band will be performing Wednesday night at Mall A. The band just returned from a trip to Washington D.C. where band members took part in festivities marking the 50th anniversary of the MLK march.
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