Dozens of Georgia activists and politicians are bound for the nation's capital where they will join demonstrators from across the country in commemorating the 1963 civil rights march on Washington 50 years ago.
State Senator Nan Orrock was a rising junior at Mary Washington College in Virginia in August of 1963. She was planning on becoming a teacher and settling down to raise a family. But going to the March on Washingtion changed her path.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial may not be ready for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington later this month. Workers had been removing a disputed inscription from the memorial, but an architect says a contracting problem has stalled the project.