10 Landmark Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech

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Remembering King's Words

BET.com recaps the powerful words behind Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, delivered at the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom rally in 1963. Click here to see the full text of King's "I Have a Dream" speech. -- Britt Middleton

"Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of captivity."  (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

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