A. August 28, 2013 marked the fifty-year anniversary of the “I Have A Dream” speech.
1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was actually born Michael Luther King, Jr, but he changed his name. Dr. King won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 after the 1963, “I Have a Dream” speech.
2. “I have a dream that my four little children will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
3. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. preached right here in Montgomery, Alabama at his church on Dexter Avenue.
4. Over a quarter of a million people were there to witness Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream speech.
B. Hi my name is Shirley Barnes and today I would like to talk to you about the “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. The “I Have a Dream” speech was designed to bring to the nation’s attention, racial discrimination and without the Civil Rights movement, the United States would be a totally different place.
D. Today, I will talk to you about Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, the “I Have a Dream” speech and racial injustice in the 1960s.
A. Martin Luther King, Jr. was originally named Michael.
B. The “I Have a Dream” speech had a profound effect on bringing attention to racial segregation.
9. Reason for the speech
C. “I Have a Dream” speech brought forth a change in racial injustice.