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VIDEO: The March on Washington - 50 years later

 

Clarence Jones, legal counsel and adviser to Martin Luther King, Jr. who drafted the "I Have a Dream" speech for King, talks about the significance of the March on Washington, King's work, the civil rights movement, and how King would think of the nation today. Jones talks candidly about race and poverty 50 years later. Video by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Online

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Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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