We’ve had some very low moments during recent years. And now the highs. The present buried the past, and the US elected its first African-American president, proving once again that America is truly the land of opportunity. This moment calls to mind the poignant quote that I heard this week. ‘Rosa sat so Martin could walk, so Obama could run, so our children can fly.’ Now watch them go. A beautiful moment.
Below, we present MLK’s full “I Have a Dream” speech from 1963, which reminds of us how far we’ve come over the past 45 years.