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Sylvia Ferguson, at top, wowed the crowd Wednesday at the Capitol’s south lawn with her version of “If I Can Help Somebody” during the 50th anniversary celebration of Martin Luther King’s March on Washington and his “I Have a Dream” speech.

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Mid-Missourians gather to remember MLK 'Dream' speech

Loudspeakers played blues and gospel music, a Beatles’ song and scratchy excerpts of old speeches and sermons. More than 150 gathered Wednesday outside the Missouri Capitol to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the Rev. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech.


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