I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.

from Martin Luther King, Jr – I Have A Dream on Rap Genius

Meaning

The March on Washington

Washington, D.C., August 28, 1963. King’s words were prophetic: the March has set the standard for political demonstrations in America and has spawned numerous imitations in the decades since.

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