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Dupont Park Seventh Day Adventists students pose for a photo with posters of Martin Luther King Jr. as they wait to get through security lines for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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An elderly marcher carries a magazine from the original March on Washington as thousands make their way down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People watch from the steps of the Department of Labor building as marchers make their way down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Dupont Park Seventh Day Adventists students carry posters of Martin Luther King Jr. as they march past the Washington Monument to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Jacob Harrison (left) and John Thompson, both of East Orange, N.J., carry a painting made by Thompson as they join thousands in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People participate in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People sign a poster of Martin Luther King Jr. following a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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People line up to get through security lines for a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1963, black-and-white file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. President Barack Obama's presence at the ceremony, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, will embody the dreams of the 250,000 people who rallied there decades ago for racial equality — and the continuing struggle by others for that goal. (AP Photo/File)

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A Osprey military helicopter flies by the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Barack Obama, who will speak, was 2 years old and growing up in Hawaii when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Fifty years later, the nation’s first black president will stand as the most high-profile example of the racial progress King espoused, delivering remarks at a nationwide commemoration of the 1963 demonstration for jobs, economic justice and racial equality. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Martin Luther King Jr., addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Aug. 28, 1963. (AP Photo/File)

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Although the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech will be at the center of Wednesday's rally, speakers will be challenged to use his ideals to address the problems of today. (Associated Press)

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The spot where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.' delivered his 'I Have a Dream' speech in 1963 is marked at the Lincoln Memorial. Fifty years later, the nation's first black president will stand in the same place as the most high-profile example of the racial progress King espoused, delivering remarks at a nationwide commemoration of the 1963 demonstration for economic justice and racial equality. (Associated Press)