A birdseye view from the top of the Washington Monument shows thousands of people on the Mall in front of the US Capitol.
A man embraces his son.
Maya Angelou speaks to the masses.
A man raises his hands in the air as he celebrates.
A group of gay protesters make a statement for equality.
Omari Khalfani of Michigan, left, Ben White of Connecticut, center, screaming, and Shahking Fields of New York, right, react during the Million Man March at the steps of the capitol.
Attendees at the Million Man March raise their fists.
Reverend Al Sharpton speaks to the crowd while a member of the Nation of Islam stands guard.
Nation of Islam leader and march facilitator Louis Farrakhan raises his hand behind scratched bulletproof glass as he speaks in front of the Capitol Building.
Fruit of Islam members lock arms in front of the Capitol.
A sign rises above the crowd.
Fists raised high.
Rev. G. Augustus Stallings, Jr. hugs Donald Richardson at the Prayer BreakFast for the Million Man March at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washtington D.C.
The headquarters of the Million Man March buzzes with action. While Sherrie X stuffed envelopes with information about the march, others in the office fielded questions on constantly ringing telephones.
Director of the Million Man March and former head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Ben Chavis speaks to the crowd while a member of the Nation of Islam stands guard.
Reverend Jesse Jackson speaks to the crowd and gestures a peace sign while a member of the Nation of Islam stands guard.
Stevie Wonder speaks to the crowd.
An aerial view taken from the Capitol Building shows the massive crowd in attendance.
Thousands of people gather on the Mall in front of the US Capitol, many holding signs.
President Bill Clinton speaks at the American University of Texas at Austin Erwin Center. Clinton discussed race relations and urged blacks marching at the “Million Man March” in Washington to take responsibility for their families.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses the Million Man March in his hotel room.