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The Dream Lives On, the Work Continues

The Dream Lives On, the Work Continues

It was a speech that the world cannot forget. On August 28, 1963, an estimated 250,000 people marched to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington where they heard Martin Luther King Jr. give a speech destined to resonate through the ages. In what became known as the “I Have a Dream” [...]

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Address at 1963 March on Washington

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Address at 1963 March on Washington

The U.S. Department of State has been granted rights through December 31, 2013, by The King Center to the reprint and distribution of the following speech by U.S. embassies, U.S. consulates and department-affiliated institutions. Translation rights by permission only. Copyright notice must be included on all material. Download this speech [...]

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Rosa Parks Honored with Statue at U.S. Capitol

Rosa Parks Honored with Statue at U.S. Capitol

On February 27, 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama and congressional leaders gathered in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall to unveil a statue of Rosa Parks. Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was born on February 4, 1913. In 1955, she refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery (Alabama) bus to a [...]

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