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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Lives

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    Wesleyan high school and middle school students take a picture while enjoying their trip and learning about Martin Luther King Jr. Jennifer Pinkett Smith.
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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marches with others in Montgomery, Alabama. NBCnews.com
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    The three panelists, Charles Alphin, Naomi King and Hank Thomas, answer questions from the interviewer and from students. Jennifer Pinkett Smith.
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    Both Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, are buried together at the King Center. Monica Taramani.

“Free at last. Free at last. Thank God almighty, we are free at last.” These were the final words in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963.

Dr. King grew up when Jim Crow Laws and segregation were part of the daily life in the United States. He, however, was not satisfied living a life with division and inequality. Dr. King joined the Civil Rights Movement with other African Americans such as Rosa Parks, to raise awareness against discrimination and bring unity throughout the entire country.

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