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Martin Luther King I Have a Dream Speech - American Rhetoric

Martin Luther King I Have a Dream Speech - American Rhetoric
Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have a Dream delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. Video Purchase Off-Site audio mp3 of Address [AUTHENTICITY CERTIFIED: Text version below transcribed directly from audio. (2)] I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. But one hundred years later, the Negro still is not free. In a sense we've come to our nation's capital to cash a check. But we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt. We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of Now. It would be fatal for the nation to overlook the urgency of the moment. We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead. We cannot turn back. I have a dream today! But not only that: Free at last! 3 At:

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Advertisement. EnchantedLearning.com is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.) Martin Luther King, Jr., was a great man who worked for racial equality and civil rights in the United States of America.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Facts and Quotes for Kids Martin Luther King Jr. was an important leader and activist in the Civil Rights Movement.He was born Michael King Jr. on January 15th 1929 in Atlanta Georgia.His father Michael King was a pastor of Ebenezer Baptist church.Later Michael King and Michael King Jr. changed their names to Martin Luther after German Protestant leader Martin Luther.Martin Luther King Jr. skipped 9th and 12th grade and entered college at the age of 15.Martin Luther King Jr. first attended Morehouse College and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do keep moving forward.” “Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” “Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Comment:Last Updated:5 September, 2014Section:Resources Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. an American Baptist minister changed history through his non-violent approach to tackling race issues in America. He was a key player in the Civil Rights Movement and his campaigns improved the lives of Black citizens of America and the world. His famous “I have a dream” speech still continues to inspire today.

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