Mile-long St. Paul walk Wednesday will commemorate 1963 March on Washington

Minnesotans will march to the state Capitol Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech.

Marchers will gather at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Frank Boyd Park, at Selby and Farrington.

The one-mile march to the Capitol will begin at 11 a.m. and end on the south end of the Capitol Mall, where Congressman Keith Ellison and others will speak. A reading of the famous MLK Jr. speech is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.

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