‘I have a dream’: Sharing Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of racial equality
DETROIT – “I have a dream.” Those words are synonymous with Martin Luther King Jr. and his message of racial equality first recited in Detroit. It’s a powerful speech that still brings tears to the eyes of people of all races when you think about how Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream has impacted our culture. READ: Remembering the day Martin Luther King Jr. debuted precursor to ‘I Have A Dream’ speech in DetroitIt’s even more impactful when you look at how far we’ve come as a country, especially in the eyes of children. “My grandfather had Martin Luther King here for the Freedom Walk and that was the first time that the speech was debuted at New Bethel Baptist Church,” Cristal Franklin said. If you would like to see the full video of the 2004 “I Have A Dream” speech recital, please click here.