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On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered one of the most iconic speeches in history from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. WXXI News reflects on the memorable speech, and the impact it had years later with people who were in Washington on that historic day.

Segregated Schools Dominate ROC Area 50 Years After MLK's 'Dream'

Quinisha Anderson, Former Urban-Suburban participant & graduate of Penfield High, Class of 2001

Part Three of the Series, "Rochester Remembers the Dream."

All this week, WXXI News presents a five part series called "50 Years Later: Rochester Remembers the Dream," to coincide with the anniversary of the historic March on Washington. In Part 3 of our series, WXXI's Hélène Biandudi Hofer reports on the decline of one of the major efforts of the civil rights movement - racially diverse schools. She looks at the current state of a Rochester-based school desegregation program that began in the '60s.