1963

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King,Jr. (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 28, 1963, during the "March on Washington." Aug. 28, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of the famous "I Have a Dream" speech, which is credited with mobilizing supporters of desegregation and prompted the 1964 Civil Rights Act. (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Historian: King’s Dream In 1963 Still A Goal For U.S.

A veteran of Chicago’s civil rights movement said Wednesay’s commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington highlights how far African Americans have come in this country, and how far they still have to go.

08/28/2013

The 1963 Loyola Ramblers national championship team photo. (Credit: Facebook)

Loyola To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of ‘Game Of Change’ At White House

Members of Loyola University’s 1963 national champion basketball team will meet President Barack Obama in the Oval Office, 50 years after they helped break down racial barriers.

07/11/2013

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Memorable Moment, 1963: Bears Beat Packers 26-7

The Bears-Packers game Sunday will be the first time the teams play for a spot in the Super Bowl, but it’s a football rivalry that dates back to 1921.

WBBM Newsradio–01/21/2011