I Have A Dream – August 28th 1963
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, leader, and exceptional speaker. He was a proponent of utilizing civil disobedience in order to advance the civil rights movement. A Baptist pastor first, Martin Luther King Jr. became involved with the civil rights movement early on in his career as well.
It was during the March on Washington where he delivered the speech “I have a Dream.” Widely known and commonly accepted as potentially one of the most important speeches in history. Believe it or not, the “I have a dream” speech drafts never even included the phrase. The speech was reportedly improvised to become the well-known and loved speech that it is.
Here are our top picks for the best Martin Luther King Jr. speeches.
Top Ten Best Martin Luther King Jr. Speeches.