Monday, January 17, 2011

Remembering the Dream

Dream
noun

Definition: goal
Synonyms: ambition, aspiration, design, desire, hope, notion, wish

"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.'"

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."

"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at a table of brotherhood."

Dr. Martin Luther King

Here is a link to the editorial response of the Baltimore Sun to that day's rally in the Capitol in 1963. It makes for an interesting read.

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