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

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  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

A Promise to All Men

"This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note insofar as her citizens of color are concerned." (Photo: Rowland Scherman/Getty Images)

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