Analysis Of Dr. Martin Luther King's Speech At The Great March On Washington

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On June 23, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King gave speech at the Great March in Detroit, where 200,000 Detroiters protested segregation in housing. Auto factories had brought African American people from the southern US in large numbers to Detroit and other Michigan cities, yet their neighborhoods had increasingly grown separate, and rarely equal. A writer called Waistline reminded readers of the June 2013 Peoples ' Tribune that the fatal shooting of prostitute Cynthia Scott, shot in the back that year by Detroit Police Officer Spicer who was not brought to trail, further angered the black community. At the Great March, Dr. King 's speech was a version of the "I Have a Dream," later given in the August 1963 March on Washington. The imagery
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