Submitted by Admin on Mon, 01/16/2017 - 09:31

Most Americans across the country will be celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day today by either taking the day off from work or by committing to hours of community service in the name of the civil rights leader.

Dr. King is known for his iconic August 28, 1963, speech during the March on Washington, the biggest civil rights demonstration in American history. Martin Luther King - I Have A Dream Speech - August 28, 1963 via @YouTube

His famous line was improvised. Less famous, but just as important is a speech he gave exactly one year before his assassination. His April 4, 1967, speech condemning the war in Vietnam put a target on his back. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. - April 4, 1967 - Beyond Vietnam: A Time To... via @YouTube

Here is another worth watching and listening to.
Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop" via @YouTube