The 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington takes place later this month. At least 27 buses will leave Georgia, filled by civil rights groups, churches and private groups. They will join a contingent of thousands of others from other states, although organizers are not estimating attendance.
A series of events, organized by different groups, kicks off Aug. 21 with a praise and worship service service at Mount Airy Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. and run through Aug. 28. During the closing ceremony, President Obama is expected to speak from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.