Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have A Dream” Speech ~ 50 Years Later

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have A Dream” Speech. Fifty years ago on the steps of Lincoln Square in Washington, D.C., history was made as Martin Luther King Jr. spoke,

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.

I have a dream today.

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”

The words to the speech were engraved into the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, forty years ago. Today, 50 years after King spoke, President Obama, the first black president of the United States will be standing on the steps of Lincoln Memorial, delivering is own speech. What an incredible moment in history.

Today, I will be sharing this video with my own children and I hope you will too.

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