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The benchmark for social justice

Martin Luther King, Jr., National Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Source: About.com)

Martin Luther King, Jr., National Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Source: About.com)

On the Sikh blog Naujawani.com (based in the UK), Ranjit Singh “Kuki” Gill discusses Martin Luther King, Jr., and the legacy of his speech at the March on Washington in 1963:

He created a bench mark for all the people in America and around the globe who are committed to the cause of justice and equality and who wish to stand up for human dignity and liberty.

It is remarkable that many who celebrate the anniversary of the march and the speech were not even born when it took place, yet the event has remained an inspiration to the generations who followed.

Read more here. Martin Luther King’s famous “I have a dream” speech at the March on Washington is below.

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