Remembering the March on Washington 50 years later, some dreams realized and others deferred ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech was projected onto Fort Independence on Castle Island in South Boston on Wednesday night. Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff Lisa Eck of Natick and her daughter Fiona Ripp watched as the King speech was displayed on Castle Island. Lisa Poole for The Boston Globe Rick Ellis and co-workers at Action for Boston Community Development listened to President Obama speak Wednesday. Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff Governor Deval Patrick rang the bells at the Old South Meeting House in Boston to mark King’s speech. SAUL LOEB/AFP/GETTY IMAGES In his remarks in Washington, President Obama said much progress had been made on race since the 1963 speech. Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press Celtics great Bill Russell was among those who spoke at Wednesday’s event in Washington.