Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration Festival In USA
The phrase “I Have A Dream” reminds us the great American legend leader Martin Luther King, Jr. The great American activist Martin Luther King, Jr. (Birth Date: January 15, 1929 – Dead Date: April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a national icon in the history of American progressiveness.
He got fame with his 17 minutes speech “I Have A dream” which is remember till now. This speech can’t be forget, his words have still effectiveness. He said.
I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.’
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.
I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice.
I have a dream that my four little 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.
I have a dream today.
I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification; one day right there in Alabama, little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.
I have a dream today.
The great speech I Have a Dream came to be regarded as one of the finest speeches in the history of American oratory.The March, and especially King’s speech, helped put civil rights at the top of the liberal political agenda in the United States and facilitated passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
We have collected some awesome quotes collection from Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that”.
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear”.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
External Link Source: wikipedia.org