MDC North Campus to hold re-enactment of historic march
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MIAMI (WSVN) -- Hundreds of students and faculty will be gathering to re-enact a historic march Thursday morning.
The community is invited to join as the Miami-Dade College North Campus culminates Black History Month with the re-enactment of the 1963 march on Washington.
The free march will begin at 11 a.m., at the campus' outdoor Niños Sculpture Plaza and will proceed along East Road and through the campus.
The march will meet at the Arts Complex, where singers will lead participants in spiritual songs followed by a student's delivery of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
The original march in Washington took place on Aug. 28, 1963 and promoted civil rights and equality for African-Americans. The march set the foundation for peaceful and orderly demonstrations in America, and it was deemed one of the highest points of the Civil Rights movement.
MDC has a long-standing tradition of celebrating Black History Month at each of its campuses.
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