WASHINGTON MARCH: Dream Inspires Ford

Posted on: 6:30 pm, August 28, 2013, by

Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. During the march, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior delivered his most famous address, the I have a dream speech.

That spirit was honored Wednesday in Washington DC.

Former presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and current president, Barack Obama marked Dr. King’s legacy on the same steps where he delivered that famous speech.

wayne fordDr. King’s speech also changed the life of a young Wayne Ford.

The former state representative was just 11-years old in 1963 and King’s dream inspired him to go into politics and to create a non-profit organization to help people in his community.

Watch as Ford shared his memories of the historic march…