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Martin Luther King, Jr. – I Have a Dream

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I post here the famous “I Have a Dream” speech, given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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. This momentous decree came as a great beacon of light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of their captivity.