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MLK Had a Dream; What's Yours?

Martin Luther King's famous 'I Have a Dream' speech inspired many to think about injustice and how they might help combat it. Patch wants to know what your dream is for a better world.

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King delivered his rousing "I Have a Dream" speech to a crowd of 250,000 in front of the Lincoln Memorial after leading a peaceful demonstration in Washington, D.C.

"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,' King said on Aug. 28, 1963. "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.?

On this Martin Luther King Day, Patch wants to know what your dream is for a better world? Is it to see improved education for all children, safer streets, better access to health care or improved race relations? Please share your thoughts — and your ideas for how to achieve these goals — in the comments section below.

For some inspiration, you can watch King's speech in its entirety here.

Cynthia Florsheim January 22, 2013 at 01:02 AM
I think that the best way to find peace is to know people of different faiths and races. Knowing others will help you know yourself.
Harry Gio January 22, 2013 at 11:20 AM
What is MY dream? That ALL the children of the world grow up HEALTHY and not hating one another... No more gun violence!!!!!!!
Dan Cox January 22, 2013 at 01:52 PM
It is silly to blame the object, for what some person, did with it... Bad Gun, were going to lock you up and never let you out. Now you guys be good, we locked up the Bad Gun. Oh No, stay away from those knives and Baseball Bats, Oh Lord, we need to lock those up too!
Jac Charlier January 23, 2013 at 02:16 AM
Compassion!

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