2013 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's "I have a dream" speech, delivered on August 28, 1963!
King delivered the speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a political rally that was one of the key moments of the American Civil rights Movement. Your students will come to class tomorrow, having watched the news tonight. Let our Thinkfinity collection of resources on Martin Luther King, Jr. help you be ready to answer their questions.
Are you and your students following the events of today, August 28, 2013, with people across the country? What questions are your students asking? How are you answering them?
Watch live streaming coverage of the events in Washington from 12 to 2 pm Eastern time and special coverage from 2 to 4pm, including live broadcasts of the speeches by President Obama and others: Here & Now on Public radio's live midday news.