Analysis Of I Have A Dream By Martin Luther King Jr.

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In the profound speech, "I have a dream" by Martin Luther King Jr. there is a quote from the book of Amos. Amos 5:24 says, "But let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream."
At that time in history, the blacks were still being discriminated against 100 years after the Civil War had occurred. King makes it clear in his speech that all men are created equal and all men should be treated justly. Luther also stated in his speech, "I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." Looking at the book of Amos, the key themes include social justice and divine judgment. The Israelites claimed to follow and worship God, but they were very sinful people at
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