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Thursday, August 29, 2013

I Have a Dream Speech, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech, I commend the original, historic speech to you. You may read it for yourself at:

Take your time with this momentous speech. Read it, consider it, let it sink in. See how far we have come as a nation and how far we have yet to go. Let Dr. King's words revitalize you today. Let your determination to see justice for all in this land rise with these stirring words.

Insist that your public officials do all they can to ensure equal justice for all, equal voting rights for all (despite the Supreme Court's odious decision and the wretched, highly political response of some states to create bogus voting rights legislation designed to limit votes rather than protect them), and equality in judicial rulings (which seem grossly out of kilter even now). Live out the cry, Let justice flow down like water ...

Relive the dream. Let the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speak to you directly and inspire you to action. The best writing always does.

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