Lawmakers, civil rights groups join together to honor 60 years since March on Washington: live updates

On Aug. 28, 1963, more than a quarter million people walked in the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom – the same march that saw Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. give his seminal “I Have a Dream” Speech. Now, 60 years later, the march is being recreated as advocates highlight the fight still ahead for equality.

Led by the Drum Major Institute, the NAACP and the National Action Network (NAN), more than 100 national organizations will march through the streets of the capital on Saturday. 

Reminiscent of the first March on Washington 60 years ago, the groups will convene in the shadows of the Lincoln Memorial, where speeches from Martin Luther King III, chairman of the Drum Major Institute, Rev. Al Sharpton and others are expected

Follow our live updates below.

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