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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 […]

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Plymouth Church Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Visit

This weekend is the fiftieth anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to Plymouth Church, during which he delivered a sermon titled “The American Dream.” As Francesca Norsen Tate reports in the Eagle, the Church (Orange Street between Henry and Hicks) will mark the event with a forum beginning tomorrow (Saturday, February 9) at […]

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