Martin Luther King I Have A Dream Analysis

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was, and still is, a very influential person in today’s society. In his speech, “I Have a Dream”, he highlights the themes of freedom, justice, and brotherhood/sisterhood to show the problems that he saw during his time, and his hopes for the future. If Dr. King was alive today, he would still be working towards his dream for the nation. Consequently, there are many events that happen today that oppose King’s themes of freedom, justice, and brotherhood/sisterhood.
To begin with, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. greatly highlights his hopes for freedom in his speech. A direct quote from, “I Have a Dream” is, “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.” Dr. King also states, “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.” Ultimately, Dr. King is trying to display that we are all equal and have the same rights and freedoms. However, today the country is still denying many people, like African Americans, freedom. For example, on February 23, 2017 an article was published informing the public that the U.S. President, Donald Trump, had revoked the previous
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