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I have a dream

Upon reading Dr. Martin Luther kings speech, "I have a dream" I was left with a very optimistic feeling of hope. Kings speech was created in a times less and

boundary less fashion. This speech was not just about African Americans and there

hardships and struggles, but of human freedom and the pursuit of happiness and justice.

This speech can empower people of all races and cultures because it speaks and demands

in an outcry for the right to be happy.

In his speech King made it specific and detailed to list the many ongoing

problems and circumstances of those times. " I am not mindful that some of you have

come her out of great trials and tribulations. Some of you have come fresh from narrow

jail cells. Some of you have come from areas where your request for freedom left you battered by storms persecution and staggered by the winds of police brutality." (p.11).

He clearly understood and endured there same struggles , he probably had the same fierce

anger and hostility that African Americans were feeling. However, he made it clear that

through physical violence and hostility ,nothing would get accomplished. King said in his

speech " We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline."

I believe

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