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I Have a Dream Speech Anniversary

Visions and Dreams: A Reflection

Kevin Belmonte | Posted 10.30.2013 | Impact
Kevin Belmonte

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.

Jason Linkins

Here's Why You Don't See MLK's 'I Have A Dream' Speech All The Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom, and the epoch-altering oration by the Rev. Mar...

How The 'I Have A Dream Speech' Changed The World

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

By Nicholas Wapshott Aug 28 (Reuters) - It would be easy to assume that the stirring words of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream...

LOOK: 5 Other Groundbreaking Marches On Washington

Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact

Wednesday marks half a century since Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his iconic “I have a dream” speech, a monumental anniversary that will be commem...

Political Dreaming in the Twenty-First Century

Ira Chernus | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Ira Chernus

I bet you, like me, rarely talk to anyone about your dreams, even if you spend nearly all your time among politically active people working to improve the planet. Perhaps these days it feels somehow just too naïve, too unrealistic, too embarrassing.

Fighting to Fulfill "The Dream"

Rep. Yvette D. Clarke | Posted 10.27.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke

Standing in the symbolic shadow of Dr. King offers a stark reminder of the sacrifice, vigilance and perseverance required to attain and maintain the dream of equality in our nation.

A Monument to Hope, a Call to Action

Rep. Hansen Clarke | Posted 10.27.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Hansen Clarke

Martin Luther King was neither a president nor a war hero, but a humble preacher forced to live as an outsider in his own community. Yet, with his charismatic voice, visionary leadership, and indefatigable spirit, he symbolized what I believe is most central to our national character: hope.

King Memorial Should Bring Renewed Attention to His Call for Continuous, Positive Action

Rep. Andre Carson | Posted 10.27.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Andre Carson

For many, Dr. King's name evokes first and foremost his incredible oratory. But Dr. King was so much more than eloquent words with unparalleled persuasive force.

The Struggle Continues for the Dream

Rep. Alcee L. Hastings | Posted 10.27.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Alcee L. Hastings

Today, when the term "civil rights" appears to be an old-fashioned concept and the ideology of post-racialism penetrates the minds of many Americans, it is only proper to pause and recognize moments in history that remind us not only of how far we have come, but of how the fight for equality still continues.