WATCH: 1963 March on Washington Demonstrators On Black Lives Matter Protests We talked to six marchers about what they remember from the 1963 March on Washington and how they feel about the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of George Floyd's killing.
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VIDEO: The Dream, Then And Now: 1963 Marchers Reflect On The 2020 Movement

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In 1963, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in Washington, D.C. for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. We talked to six people who were there: one who volunteered as a marshal, one who marched on her 12th birthday, one who stood on the platform behind the late John Lewis and Martin Luther King, Jr.

We asked them: does it feel like history is repeating itself? What do they feel has changed? What hasn't? How do they feel about the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of George Floyd's killing? Do they expect their grandchildren to return to Washington in half a century?