Washington D.C., USA - September 23, 2012: Martin Luther King quote inscription on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on The National Mall. "I Have a Dream" was a public speech delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States. Delivered to over 250,000 civil rights supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, the speech was a defining moment of the American Civil Rights Movement.

I Have A Dream – Speech by Martin Luther King Jr

On August 28, 1963, from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Martin Luther King delivered "I Have a Dream", one of the most compelling and controversial speeches in U.S. History. Today, in honor of his birthday, we recognize Dr. King and his efforts to promote equality, end slavery and eradicate racism.