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Remembering MLK: We Have A Dream . . . That We Will Make A Reality

Martin Luther King Jr., the heralded minister who was born 85 years ago today and led the United States's civil rights movement until he was assassinated in 1968, is most remembered for his non-violent fight against racism.
 
"I have a dream," MLK told over 250,000 supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, "that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character."
 
But Martin Luther King Jr. was also a powerful voice for peace and against poverty.
 
"Just as nonviolence exposed the ugliness of racial injustice," King said upon accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, "so must the infection and sickness of poverty be exposed and healed - not only its symptoms but its basic causes."
 
 
In a sermon entitled "Remaining Awake through a Great Revolution", given at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.
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