Tuesday, August 28, 2007

We have a dream

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1963 Washington, DC, USA: Between 250,000 and 500,000 people converged on the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the largest single protest demonstration in US history, organized to support sweeping civil rights measures.

A highlight was Martin Luther King, Jr's now famous “I have a dream“ speech, in which he declared:
I have a dream that my four 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.
Joan Baez, Odetta, Josh White, SNCC Freedom Singers, Peter, Paul and Mary, and Bob Dylan performed ...

Today in the Book of Days, we have a video of Dr King's whole speech.

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