The 1963 Detroit Walk to Freedom

Attendees Share Their Recollections

On June 23, 1963, two months before the March on Washington, another march took place, The Detroit Walk to Freedom, the largest civil rights demonstration in the nations history up to that date. Speakers at the event included Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who delivered a precursor to the I Have A Dream speech made famous from the Washington march. Attendees share their recollections of event.