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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: “I Have a Dream”

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“A dream of equality of opportunity, of privilege and property, widely distributed; a dream of a land where men will not take necessities from the many to give luxuries to the few.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this Dr. Martin Luther King Day, the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce celebrates the memory and the enduring legacy of Dr. King and all that he has achieved and meant for equality and freedom in our nation.

To watch Dr. King’s historic “I Have A Dream” speech from the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963, during the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom” campaign, please visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture, click here.

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History Alive! Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: The Last Five Years
Mondays, January 17 and 24 | 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Free | Online

The Museum is excited to announce that an original draft of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech will be back on view from January 14 through February 27, 2022. Stop by the Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom exhibition and check out this fragile artifact of one of the defining moments of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with living history interpreter John W. McCaskill as he chronicles the last five years of King’s life and shares other stories of the individuals who fought to end racial segregation and discrimination in the United States.