PHOTOS: 57th anniversary of the March on Washington

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WASHINGTON (AP/KRQE) – Thousands gathered Friday near the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I Have A Dream” address, a vision of racial equality that remains elusive for millions of Americans.

People attend the March on Washington, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Yolanda Renee King, granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr., speaks at the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. At left are her parents Arndrea Waters King and Martin Luther King, III. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
People arrive for the March on Washington, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. Behind is the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
People participate in the March on Washington, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
People participate in the March on Washington, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. Behind is the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
People attend the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
People attend the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Martin Luther King, III speaks at the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. At right is Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
A screen displays a video with Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris speaking during the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
A man stands in the Reflecting Pool as people attend the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Martin Luther King, III kisses his daughter Yolanda Renee King, after she spoke at the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)
Martin Luther King, III stands next to his daughter Yolanda Renee King as she speaks on the same spot her grandfather the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” speech during the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. The march was held on the 57th anniversary of the “I Have A Dream” speech. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)
People attend the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
People attend the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
People wearing shirts to honor George Floyd watch at the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
Rev. Al Sharpton, founder and president of National Action Network, speaks at the March on Washington, Friday Aug. 28, 2020, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

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