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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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Black History Month Honors Legacy of Struggle and Triumph

Black History Month Honors Legacy of Struggle and Triumph

Each February, Black History Month honors the struggles and triumphs of millions of American citizens over the most devastating obstacles — slavery, prejudice, poverty — as well as their contributions to the nation’s cultural and political life. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, African Americans make up about 14 percent [...]

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