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Chicagoist Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Part 2)

By Chuck Sudo in Miscellaneous on Jan 17, 2011 4:40PM

Moving forward with our own observance of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King today, we bring you his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech from 1964, one of our favorite speeches of Dr. King's.

If you read the text, you'll find the roots of Barack Obama's "Audacity of Hope." We think you'll also find that, though many advances have been made in the name of civil rights, we still have a long way to go.