They reflected on the significance of the original march, when a quarter of a million people gathered to peacefully demand social change. Some of those who attended were present on Aug. 28, 1963, when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech. Others ventured to the National Mall on Saturday to express their solidarity for an ideal that is still evolving.
They marched for equality and jobs 50 years ago. What are people marching for today? Watch this video to hear people describe what the anniversary of the march means to them.