Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with President Lyndon Johnson at White House in 1966
In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. told a crowd of 250,000 people, "I have a dream." To many people, Dr. King is considered the leader of the civil rights movement. What did Dr. King mean by this message? His "dream" was to make sure that everyone could live in peace and have equal rights. Dr. King organized nonviolent marches and protests to spread his message of peace throughout the United States.
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