Martin Luther King Jr., Revisiting The ‘I Have A Dream Speech’

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Here is Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have A Dream Speech IN 1963, (video, transcript)

We want to revisit that historic day on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

The MLK I Have A Dream speech is now regarded as a seminal moment in US Civil Rights history. where Dr. King delivered a stirring please for racial equality before an estimated crowd of 200,000 people.

“I Have A Dream” Speech

In 1963 the speech was culmination of the Civil Rights March On Washington designed to to put pressure on the Kennedy administration to enact Civil Rights Legislation. MLK created a broad coalition for the March On Washington.

Text continues after Portrait of King gallery:


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