It would be interesting to see if Mr. King were alive today what his thoughts would be 50 years after his landmark speech. This video hearkens back to a time when people knew that they weren’t being treated properly and decided to march on Washington to show their displeasure. People of all colors and races marched in unity that day. People working towards one, unified goal. Justice for every person, regardless of the color of their skin.

How much progress have we made? That depends on where you look and who you ask. Many think that oppression and discrimination have just found different, more subtle, vehicles to express themselves.

What do you think? Have we made real, legitimate progress in the past 50 years?

Posted by James Poling

A socialist, tinkerer, thinker, question asker and all around curiosity seeker. If you'd like to reach me you can use the contact link above or email me at jamespoling [at] gmail [dot] com.

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  1. […] he had made the night before when James Carville was the guest. That was the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech. He claimed that “no republicans and no conservatives were invited to speak at the march on […]

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