Quote of the month #1

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”

This quote was said during the speech of August 28th 1963 by the pastor and militant Martin Luther King. This famous quote is an international symbol of the fight against racism. The story started in 1963. A Civil Rights bill had been presented by President John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s government. To support the movement, the Washington Walk for jobs and liberty was organised.

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Martin Luther King was born on 15th January 1929, in Atlanta, in the United States and he died on 4th April 1968, in Tennessee, he was murdered. He was a militant, a nonviolent activist for the black American Civil Rights. He also fought for peace and against poverty. On 4th April 1968, Martin Luther King was murdered while he was travelling to Memphis, to support black garbage collector who had been on strike since March 12th. Martin Luther King became an international symbol and he is considered as the father of the fight against Segregation.

Justine Campo