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Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his speech at the DC Civil Rights March.

"I Have a Dream" is the name of a speech Martin Luther King, Jr. gave on August 28,1963 while standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.. In his speech, he spoke of his wish for the future. His wish was that people of different races could live together peacefully in the United States. The speech was given to over 200,000 supporters. He spoke of the discrimination that the black men have faced even though they were to be treated as equals after the great Abraham Lincoln signed the momentous decree; the Emancipation Proclamation. The speech is very famous. Many have called it "the best speech given in the 20th century".[1]

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A Simple English Video about the "I Have a Dream" Speech