i have a dream

Eight months before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington D.C., he spoke these words to a crowd of 1,800 people in a Rocky Mount gymnasium on November 27, 1962. W. Jason Miller, Professor of English at North Carolina State University, found the recording, restored it and […]

Year after year when we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s (pictured) legacy, Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech is often the most-celebrated. On…

Harry Belafonte filed a lawsuit against the estate of Martin Luther King Jr for the rights to sell documents from the late civil rights leader…

In the weeks before his death, Martin Luther King Jr. visited a school in Marks, Mississippi and witnessed a schoolteacher distributing lunch to her students.…

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of […]