1. Thousands gathered in Washington, D.C., Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 March on Washington where Martin Luther King gave his “I have a dream” speech.
2. Martin Luther King III spoke in front of the Lincoln Memorial where his father spoke half a century earlier, and said, “We know that the dream is far from being realized.”
3. Al Sharpton also spoke, saying “Dreams are for those who refuse to accept reality … the world is made of dreamers who change reality.”
4. Marchers also demonstrated for action on jobs, voting rights and gun violence.
- Around 100 people drowned this past weekend after two migrant vessels went down in the Mediterranean sea.
- People trolled the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency for tweeting elements of the historic Osama bin Laden raid in Pakistan five years ago.
- And elephants performed for the last time at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey after years of protest from animal advocates 🐘