“There are those who are asking the devotees of civil rights, ‘When will you be satisfied?’ We can never be satisfied as long as the Negro is the victim of the unspeakable horrors of police brutality.”

— The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in his “I Have a Dream Speech.” More than a quarter of a million people descended on the nation’s capital for The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Aug. 28, 1963. Organized by labor, religious and civil rights leaders, the historic event was capped off by King’s stirring speech.