50 Anniversary of Civil Rights Movement

<p>ESSENCE celebrates the 50th anniversary of the seminal year, 1963, and its importance in the civil rights era.</p>

Watch President Obama's March on Washington Speech

Members of the King family along with Oprah Winfrey, former President Bill Clinton, former President Jimmy Carter and more joined… Read More

StoryCorps: Tales from the Era

On Walking 13 Days to the March on Washington

Lawrence Cumberbatch describes his 13-day walk from New York to D.C. for the March on Washington. Read More