ATLANTA -- "It is fitting that we reflect on the sacrifices and experiences... from this defining moment in civil rights movement."
Those words are in a Proclamation by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, declaring Wednesday, August 28 "Share the Journey Day" in Georgia.
He talks about how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as he puts it, a world-renowned Georgian, created a legacy that continues to impact the nation.
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That's why 11Alive's 50 Years of Change is more than just a special program. More than just a TV moment. It offers lasting materials for educating young people about the defining historical moments of 1963.
11Alive's DeMarco Morgan is in Washington DC this week for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. He's telling the stories of the Atlantans remembering the historic march. He'll be sharing the stories of 50 Years of Change: Share the Journey all week on 11Alive and 11Alive.com.
And watch our 50 Years of Change special Wednesday night at 10 p.m. on 11Alive WXIA-TV.