- Kamran Mofid
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28 August 1963
A Call for Justice and a Call for the US to Act Righteously
57 years after Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C., racial equality in the US or for that matter around the world, remains an elusive goal.
Much remains to be done, and thus, we must carry on imagining the dream until the dream comes true.
I offer this in honour of Black History Month
'I have a Dream’: 'it's a flame that still burns'
The civil-rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. waves to supporters on Aug. 28, 1963,
on the Mall in Washington, D.C. AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Imagining the Dream: "So even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream."…
"The whirlwinds of revolt will continue to shake the foundations of our nation until the bright day of justice emerges. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.”