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I Have a Dream

What ‘I Have A Dream' Looks Like To Detroit Artists

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.19.2015 | Arts

In June of 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech to a throng of 25,000 Detroiters. “I have a dream,” he told them, a dream of equal...

Celebrating Dr. King Through Serving

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

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.

A Day Drinking Exclusive Webisode, Chatting With Glyn Johns, Sam Llanas and Debra Fine, Plus a Premiere by The Cush

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Debra Fine: Nobody told me how difficult it was to do these things, so we closed on money, we were off and running and putting out products and they were doing well and then the whole CD-ROM market went from $49 for a CD-ROM to about 10 cents.

7 Ways To Be Sure You Are A Martin Luther King Jr. Kind Of Christian

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.15.2015 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

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.

On Dr. King's Struggles and Sources of Strength

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 03.18.2014 | Chicago
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Based on the strength he drew from the voice he heard, King gathered himself to continue the fight for justice and equality.

How to Lead Like Martin Luther King

Matt Tenney | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business
Matt Tenney

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.

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.

MLK: 'Pastor, Prophet, Faith Leader'

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe and Adelle M. Banks | Posted 08.29.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Fifty years to the day after Martin Luther King Jr. knocked on the nation’s conscience with his dream, religious leaders gathered i...

The Dalai Lama Honors MLK By Sharing His Own Dream

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.29.2013 | Religion

To mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington on August 28th of 1963, His Holiness t...

Bending The Arc

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The true lesson Martin Luther King teaches is the exact opposite of what many take away from hearing the words "the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice." Because that arc doesn't bend on its own. It takes effort. It takes action.

WATCH: The Moment That Changed MLK's 'I Have A Dream' Speech Forever

Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

Martin Luther King, Jr. almost never uttered the words "I have a dream" during the March on Washington in 1963. The iconic face of the civil rights...

Why the Dream Has Been Deferred

Morgan Guyton | Posted 10.28.2013 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

We do not fulfill Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream by being a people who don't say the N word or officially discriminate on racial terms. Only a culture of genuine solidarity in which we are proactively seeking the shalom of all people, and not just the purity of our nuclear families, is a culture that is living his dream.

Read Obama's Full Speech At March On Washington Anniversary

Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday at the Lincoln Memorial to honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s h...

Clinton: 'A Great Democracy Doesn't Make It Harder To Vote Than To Buy An Assault Weapon'

Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton spoke Wednesday at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where he criticized the Supreme Court's decision to ...

Clinton Honors King's Legacy At March On Washington Anniversary

Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton spoke Wednesday at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, noting how Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I Have...

Kennedy, Johnson Daughters Speak At March On Washingotn

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Their fathers led the nation in the early years amid the struggle by black America for civil rights – and both Lynda Bird Joh...

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...

50 Years After One Man Had A Dream...

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The streets have always been a powerful venue for everyday men and women to advocate their political views and to be visible, to be heard, to advocate...

Rev. Bernice King Recalls Father's Speech

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — The Rev. Bernice King opened the celebration of her father's famous "I Have a Dream" speech Wednesday with an interfaith service in...

Obama Speaking At March On Washington's 50th Anniversary

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

BY SUZANNE GAMBOA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama won't need to mention race – a subject he doesn't talk a lot about ...

President Obama Still Chasing King's Dream

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Obama's election did show that millions of whites were more than willing to punch the ticket for an African-American for the world's most powerful political post. King would almost certainly glow with approval at that. But there are a couple of troubling caveats that mar America's great racial leap forward.

(EM)I Has a Dream

James Boyle | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
James Boyle

Today is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. The copyright in the speech is administered by EMI, with the consent of the King family. Thus the speech may not be freely played on video or reproduced and costlessly distributed across the nation -- even today.

Sam Stein

WATCH: People Who Marched On Washington 50 Years Ago Reflect On MLK's Legacy | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall this past Saturday for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Joi...

MLK's 'Dream' Unfinished

Agence France Presse | Jeremy Tordjman | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

Fifty years after the "dream" of racial equality invoked by Martin Luther King at the March on Washington, the reality is that African-Americans still...

I Was at the March

Caryl Rivers | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

The great advances in civil rights that were to follow in the years ahead were not at all certain as we gathered to watch the marchers stroll along in the dappled sun and shade on Constitution Ave. on a brilliant summer day. I was acutely aware of what was being said elsewhere across the nation.