WASHINGTON, D.C. (WMC) - Tuesday marks 55 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his iconic "I have a dream" speech.
Dr. King spoke about racial equality and justice to nearly 250,000 thousand people in Washington, D.C. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
The speech was a part of the March on Washington, a movement focusing on voting, working, and civil rights for people of color.
The National Civil Rights Museum shared a thread of famous quotes from the speech on Twitter.
Dr. King's daughter, Bernice, also shared her thoughts on her father's speech via social media.