Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have a Dream

Forty-four years ago on this date, Baptist minister and civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered one of his hallmark speeches on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. His famous speech, which was dubbed "I Have a Dream", is credited with mobilising supporters of desegregation and prompted the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The next year, King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Let's remember this important figure and try to carry on the legacy he left behind.

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