Lynnwood commemorates 50th anniversary of March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic speech

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Lynnwood Neighborhoods & Demographic Diversity Commission Chair Shirley Sutton helps commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream Speech’ by ringing a bell during a ceremony Wednesday at Veterans Park. Millions of people across the country rang bells to Let Freedom Ring in honor of this historic speech. A bell was rung marking each minute of the 19-minute ‘I Have a Dream Speech.’
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As part of the Let Freedom Ring ceremony, residents went up before the assembled crowd and rang a bell for a minute in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream Speech.’ Here Steve Johnson rings a bell.
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Individual bells were distributed to the crowd before the bell ringing ceremony.
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People were encouraged to join in the bell ringing during the Let Freedom ring ceremony.
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Some people brought their own bells to ring in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.

 

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