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    • Natalie Luck

      History In Pictures 28 Aug Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his now famous "I Have a Dream" speech to 250,000 people in D.C.

    • George Sink Injury Lawyers

      Today we honor and celebrate the life and achievements of one of the most influential civil rights leaders this country has ever known, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. How will you serve others today? #MLK #MartinLutherKing #dayofservice

    • Treasure Gill

      This is Martin Luther King Jr. while giving his "I have a dream speech" which impacted civil rights during the 1970s.

    • Suzana Correa

      Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. waves to participants in the Civil Rights Movement's March on Washington from the Lincoln Memorial. It was from this spot that he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963.

    • Dawn Hedrick

      History In Pictures ‏@History In Pics 28 Aug 50 years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his now famous "I Have a Dream" speech to 250,000 people in D.C.

    • MargiQ

      1963- The famous March on Washington was a culminating point for the Civil Rights Movement, in which thousands of Blacks flocked to the nation's capital in a support of civil rights legislation. This is where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would give his "I Have a Dream" speech.

    • ILoveLucy

      History today August 28, 1963: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Civil Rights March on Washington where he delivered his famous "I Have A Dream" Speech.

    • MIZ' POOH

      Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (American clergymen, activist, & leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Became a national icon for American progressivism, & is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience). See: I Have a Dream Speech

    • Laureate Connect

      Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American leader and chief spokesman for nonviolent activism in the civil rights movement. #MLK #MartinLutherKingJr

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