“MLK’s Dream 45 Years Later” by Center for American Progress:
August 28, 2008, 1:00am

Forty-five years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech to over 200,000 people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. African-Americans were “still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination” one hundred years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, King said.

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