Speeches By Sam Belliveau

"I Have a Dream" is a public speech delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States and called for civil and economic rights. Delivered to over 250,000 civil rights supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., the speech was a defining moment of the American Civil Rights Movement (Wikipedia)

This is during the "I have a dream speech"

On June 11th, 1963 John F. Kennedy addresses civil rights issues to legislation

Malcom X was an activist towards black equality and made many speeches to black Americans

A few days ago Obama made remarks about treating minority's with equality during his last speech as president

This is the NYT article the day after Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech

The Negroes in this country own more refrigerators, and more automobiles, than they do in any other country,” South Carolina Sen. Strom Thurmond told NBC News in the hours after the event. “They are better fed, they are better clothed, they have better houses here than in any other country in the world.”

This was His reaction to the "I Have a Dream" speech


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