Martin Luther King III at the MLK Memorial Site

On the 47th anniversary of his father’s “I Have A Dream” speech, MLK III spoke at the site of the future memorial. The full version of Martin Luther King Jr’s speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial is embedded below:

The video begins with the sound of “We Shall Overcome,” the most prominent freedom song of the civil rights movement. Today, the site of the future memorial rang with over a thousand voices raised in song.

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