For Global Peace with Social Justice in a Sustainable Environment
In email correspondence with historian Taylor Branch, I learned something I hadn't known about the 1963 March on Washington. As is well known, the "Dream" segment of Dr. King's speech was not part of his original written draft. When moved off his written text to speak of his dream, he omitted a portion of what he had originally intended to say. One of the things he omitted was a call for people to become part of an, "International Association for the Advancement of Creative…Continue
Added by Bruce Hartford on August 15, 2013 at 11:05am — No Comments
As a nineteen-year-old college student, I saw Martin Luther King, Jr., proclaim his Dream. His oration at the 1963 March on Washington would capture the nation’s attention, and his legacy ultimately became the focus of my career. In the days before the march, however, my view of King and his significance changed when I met Stokely Carmichael, a young activist affiliated with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Stokely made me aware that King was only one element of the…Continue
Added by Clayborne Carson on August 28, 2012 at 9:38pm — No Comments
Hope and wish tha you all are absolutely fine. A few days ago I searched for some great speeches of all times.
I read and enjoyed a few, "I have a dream" by Martin Luther King was exceptionally good. However, when I searched for the Hindi translation of the same speech I couldn't find any. Therefore, I did it myself.
Here is the link:…Continue
Added by Gopal Mishra on March 5, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at Mason Temple, Memphis, TN on April 3, 1968.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered this speech in support of the striking sanitation workers at Mason Temple in Memphis, TN on April 3, 1968 — the day before he was assassinated. License to reproduce this speech granted by Intellectual Properties Management, 1579-F Monroe Drive, Suite 235,…Continue
Added by MJCIV on March 30, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments
On Tuesday, the second day of my visit, we traveled to the offices of the Palestinian Center for the Dissemination of Democracy and Community Development (PANORAMA) in Ramallah, the city where the Palestinian Authority has its headquarters.…Continue
On February 21, 2010, I returned to Israel and Palestine for a four-day visit at the invitation of the U. S. Department and the U. S.Consulate in Jerusalem. It was my first trip to the region since 1991 when I had spent most of my time in Israel as part of a delegation of African-American leaders who were sponsored by Project Interchange and the American Jewish Committee. On this visit, my focus was on my discussions with Palestinian… Continue
Added by John R. Naugle on January 14, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments