Informative Essay On I Have A Dream Speech

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Do you know why Martin Luther King Jr has his own day? One reason he has his own day is because he lead the biggest Civil Rights marrch in America, which is known as The March on Washington. This march had more than two hundred thousand people trying to end segregation. Martin Luther King Jr is one of the most known people in America because, he tried to end segregation and after having many peaceful protest he finally ended segregation. Martin Luther King Jr made a famous speech that is known as the "I have a Dream" speech. That speech was an inspiration to millions of African-American people. One line in the speech that was very inspirational was “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together in the table of brotherhood”(King263). In this line he is trying to say that segregation will end. When it does it will not matter what color you are we are all equal. This also helps because if the marches are peaceful, people will come together in a nonviolent way.That is why that is an important part of his speech. Also why he tries to convince the white clergymen to march with him.…show more content…
While in jail, he wrote a letter to white clergymen to tell them why he came to Birmingham.In his letter he says “I can’t sit idly by in Atlanta and not be concerned about what happens in Birmingham. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”(King272).In that line he is trying to tell the clergymen that you can’t just fix a problem in one place and not another.If the people spread through America and join together they will stop segregation.That is why Martin Luther King Jr was put in jail, and why he was trying to convince the clergymen he was doing no
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