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June 23, 2013

King’s 1963 Detroit march remembered with walk

DETROIT (AP) — Thousands participated in a Detroit march commemorating the 50th anniversary of one that Martin Luther King Jr. led in 1963.

The walk down Woodward Avenue on Saturday morning culminated in a riverfront rally at Hart Plaza.

The civil rights icon visited Detroit on June 23, 1963, to lead tens of thousands in a freedom walk and also previewed his "I Have a Dream" speech.

Martin Luther King IIIDetroit Mayor Dave Bing and the Revs.Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton participated in Saturday's march and rally.

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