Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have A Dream Speech

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In Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, he elaborates on the injustices that were wildly plaguing America in the year 1963. Black people all over the country were being treated unfairly, locked up in prison for false crimes, and refused the great opportunities that white people were so lucky to receive. Before the year 1963, President Abraham Lincoln was the last person to make such an impact in the equal treatment of all people, so for about 100 years, blacks had no one to back them in their fight for equal treatment. King defined equality as coming together and realizing that it does not matter what people may look like on the outside, but who they are on the inside. King believes that equality is children playing with one another…show more content…
The world is a much different place than it was in 1963. People of different races and skin color now work side by side every day. When thinking about that famous speech King gave, I frequently wonder if Americans have truly evolved as a nation and learned to realize that under our skin we are all equals, and that the colors of our skin are a mere geographical adaptation. There will always be those who refuse to learn from the mistakes individuals from our past have brought forth such as the Klu Klux Klan, Japanese internment camps, and Nazis concentration…show more content…
To those who believe so strongly against these clubs, I remind you that UC Riverside along with a vast number other colleges and universities also have a wide range of organizations which bring people of different cultures together. These clubs include the vast amount of sororities and fraternities on campus, American Red Cross Club, Chemistry Club and numerous others used to bring whoever is interested and would care to join into their organization regardless of their
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