ATLANTA, GA — Historians of the Martin Luther King Jr. Library have unearthed and authenticated a rare first copy of Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech.
“What an extraordinary find,” said Dr. Stephen Williams, Professor of Anthropology, “It’s so unique because we have a glimpse at MLK’s initial thoughts on our country. It’s astonishingly visionary, almost eerily so.”
The text from the rough draft follows below:
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. I have a dream, that one day, after I am long gone, a monument will be erected to me in this nation’s capitol, that misquotes me, and that after much controversy, they will fix the quotation. I have a dream, that after I pass over to…
View original post 230 more words