Although Martin Luther King was assassinated 44 years ago, the holiday Martin Luther King Day (or MLK Day) in the USA has only been celebrated in all 50 states since 2000.
His famous ‘I have a dream’ speech lives on and has inspired many after him and continues to do so. It is still as relevant today.
“When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, “Free at last! free at last! thank God Almighty, we are free at last!”