Uplifted 50 years ago, she’s back on Mall ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page AFP PHOTO The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. waved to supporters on the Mall during the "March on Washington" on Aug. 28, 1963. AP/File King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech at the rally. AP File King acknowledged the crowd at the Lincoln Memorial. AP File Demonstrators gathered at the Washington Monument grounds, before marching to the Lincoln Memorial. AP File King (center left, with arms raised) marched along Constitution Avenue with other civil rights protesters. AP File The rally on the National Mall would become the defining civil rights gathering in the United States. PhotoQuest/Getty Images Civil Rights leaders posed in the Lincoln Memorial during the "March on Washington." Cecil Stoughton/White House/John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library, Boston King (third from left) and other civil rights leaders met with President John F. Kennedy at the White House.