MLK III Seeks Reprise of Tone Set in the 1963 March on Washington

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In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision and Republican-controlled state legislatures further weakening the Voting Rights Act, Martin Luther King III is calling for people of conscience to come to Washington on Aug. 28, the anniversary of the famous March on Washington. On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a momentous speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial that the world remembers as the ?I Have a Dream? speech. preached about ?Letting Freedom Ring, from the Lincoln Memorial and now, nearly 60 years later, many of the things his father fought and died for have not been achieved.