i have a dream

21 01 2008

[By Shideh]  Today is a national holiday in the U.S., dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the great leaders of the American Civil Rights Movement.  He is mostly known for his efforts to end segregation and racial discrimination through non-violent means.  His birthday marks a day of hope for all African Americans here as well as for many others around the globe.  This is one of my favorite holidays and I wanted to write a post here in his honor and in the memory of hope.  Here is a video of his famous speech, “I Have a Dream”:




3 responses

21 01 2008

nice post, shideh.

21 01 2008

the recent speech in new hampshire by Barack Obama reminds me of this speech by MLK. here is the link:

although it was a scripted speech, it was a well-written and incredibly delivered speech by obama…..similar to how the “I have a Dream” speech was incredibly delivered by MLK.

25 01 2008

MLK was a great man and his spirit lives on! we were so fourtunate as a nation to have him for the short time we did.

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