01/21/2014 03:22 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Celebrate the Dream: 5 Songs Inspired By Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


To some, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was known as a pastor, humanitarian and activist but it's his role as a leader in the civil rights movement that deems him worthy of being celebrated.

Since 1986, we've celebrated his legacy by honoring him once a year. On this day we are reminded of his sacrifice, service and hard work towards obtaining equality for all.

To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, shared five songs/videos that were inspired by Dr. Kings dream.

King Dream Chorus (Various Artists), King Holiday

Common, A Dream

U2, Pride (In The Name Of Love)

Public Enemy, By The Time I Get To Arizona

Stevie Wonder, Happy Birthday