Dr. Martin Luther King “I have a dream” speech in 1963

On August 28th, 1963 the most famous civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. gave a memorable speech known as “I have a dream”, during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

In this speech, Dr. King calls for an end to racism in the United States, civil and economic rights in front of 250,000 civil rights supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. It’s believed that this speech was the defining moment of the American Civil Rights Movement.

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Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks to an overflow crowd in Detroit?s Cobo Hall Arena on Sunday, June 24, 1963, following a ?Freedom March.?    An estimated 100,000 ?walkers? paraded to the hall through downtown Detroit and gathered in the hall and overflowed outside to hear him speak on the rights of Blacks.  (AP Photo)

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