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Tens of thousands of marchers converge on Washington to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and to urge action on jobs and voting rights. TODAY on the final weekend edition (we're moving to weekdays at 5pET starting August 26) of "The Ed Show" at 5pET (4pCT/3pMT/2pPT), live from Washington on MSNBC, host Ed will dive into the meaning of today's march.
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Tens of thousands of marchers converge on Washington to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and to urge action on jobs and voting rights. TODAY on the final weekend edition (we're moving to weekdays at 5pET starting August 26) of "The Ed Show" at 5pET (4pCT/3pMT/2pPT), live from Washington on MSNBC, host Ed will dive into the meaning of today's march.

Tens of thousands of marchers converge on Washington to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and to urge action on jobs and voting rights.

“Stand tall in your community, fight for diversity, understand it’s strength, and make sure that every school in America is resourced to give every American child a chance to live the dream,” Ed said during a speech at the Lincoln Memorial, the site of King’s “Dream” speech, delivered on August 28, 1963.

TODAY on the final weekend edition (we’re moving to weekdays at 5pET starting August 26) of The Ed Show at 5pET (4pCT/3pMT/2pPT), live from Washington on MSNBC, host Ed will dive into the meaning of today’s march with his all-star guests, including:

  • Joy Reid, Managing Editor of TheGrio.com, MSNBC Contributor
  • Dr. James Peterson, Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University
  • Hilary Shelton, Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy and the Director of the Washington Bureau of the NAACP
  • Ohio Sen. Nina Turner (D-Cleveland), candidate for Ohio Secretary of State
  • Asean Johnson, Chicago public school student
  • Shoenice Reynolds, Asean’s mom
  • Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers

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