Martin Luther King I Have A Dream Analysis

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Martin Luther King Jr: I Have a Dream
When Martin Luther King Jr spoke during the March on Washington, DC in 1963, he called for equality between all of us as Americans. Martin Luther King Jr (King, 1963) had a dream that one day the American people, white or colored, would be able to truly live amongst one another. Martin Luther King Jr had been a strong civil rights activist even before his big dream speech in 1963. “In 1954, Martin Luther King became pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Always a strong worker for civil rights for members of his race, King was, by this time, a member of the executive committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the leading organization of its kind in the nation” (Nobelprize.org, para. 2). The previously stated article also mentions that Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in the civil rights movement. The purpose of this paper is to talk about Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech and how it discusses the racism, diversity, and equality.
Racism in Our Society (racism) In the beginning of Martin Luther King Jr’s speech, Dr. King mentions that the Blacks were had finally become free from slavery after the Emancipation Proclamation, but years later they still were not truly free (King, 1963). It is true that during the civil rights movement, the Blacks were free from slavery, but were not necessarily free from segregation. Martin Luther King Jr and
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