The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo40° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi58° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Saturday Night

Lo40° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi65° Increasing Clouds

Sunday Night

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi75° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo48° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi76° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo48° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi70° Mostly Sunny

50 years later, marchers’ dream is not forgotten: Civil rights activists set to retrace history’s steps

Send to Kindle
Print This

WASHINGTON — Next week, the nation’s first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago and say where he believes this nation should be headed.

Then, like King, President Barack Obama will step away from the hulking Lincoln Memorial, and return to where this nation is now.

View my options or Sign in