i have a dream
One Twitter user pointed out that there is not a single African-American among White House senior staff.
She recalled the 1963 speech King delivered at 16th Street Baptist Church.
He delivered the speech in 1963.
I have come to the conclusion that one of the most important roles for higher education is to prepare students to live and work with people who are different from themselves--to make sure that difference is viewed as an enriching experience rather than a threatening one.
As the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, I'm left to ponder my own existence juxtaposed against his prophetic words on a late August day in 1963.
Watch and read the iconic address.
How quickly we have forgotten that Martin Luther King stood not only head and shoulders above color and class disparity, he became the mountain top. King had a dream and he embodied it. How did he do this?
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to hundreds of thousands
"We Have a Dream," by Mike Popso. Courtesy Inner State Gallery. "Jimmy and Jalen," by Tom Stoye. Courtesy Inner State Gallery
I first heard Dr. King speak in person at a Spelman College chapel service during my senior year in college. Dr. King was just 31 but he had already gained a national reputation during the successful Montgomery Bus Boycott five years earlier.
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As we honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. it is worthwhile to to consider the kind of faith King embodied. Because there isn't just one kind of Christian -- and not all faith, or all faith leaders, lead towards freedom.
Based on the strength he drew from the voice he heard, King gathered himself to continue the fight for justice and equality.
It's pretty easy to do the right thing when the conditions are right. It's not so easy when conditions are very challenging and doing the right thing could result in serious, negative consequences in the short term for us or for our organization.
I've a seven-year-old son, and I often wonder how I can convey to him something of the great debt we owe Dr. King for a dream so movingly woven in the fabric of America's experience.I want him to hear lines Dr. King gave the world.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington on August