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August 28, 1963

Fifty-seven years ago today Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Founders Keep encourages EVERYONE to listen to or read this speech today. Ask yourself, what are the grievances that Dr. King notes? What are his hopes? Which of these hopes have we realized in the fifty-seven years since, and which are yet to be achieved? Our country is again at a crossroad, and this speech is a good measure for how we should proceed. Click on the image above to listen to the speech.

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