Read MLK’s American Dream Speech Delivered at Plymouth Church in Brooklyn Heights in 1963

On February 10, 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Brooklyn Heights. He delivered an address at Plymouth Church that he called “The American Dream.” Dr. King worked on the piece and it evolved into his historic “I Have a Dream” speech, delivered later that year on August 28 in Washington D.C.

Read the full text of the original document from The King Center here.

Recordings of the speech have been posted on the web, but time and date of this recording is not certain:

The American Dream from Sweet Speeches on Vimeo.

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