On Aug. 28, 1963, in the sweltering final days of summer, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., addressed the nation at the feet of the Lincoln Memorial. The 33-year-old reverend gave a sermon so thunderous it transcended public speech and has became American scripture.
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I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted and every hill and mountain shall be made low. The rough places will be made plain and the crooked places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together!
Fifty years later on Aug. 28, 2013, America once again gathered in Washington D.C to discuss our racial achievements and aspirations. Led by Rev. Al Sharpton and The National Action Network , 50 years later we now realize the dream.