Quote of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr. on What America Owes Black People

The civil rights leader on America's indebtedness to its black citizens.  

Posted:
 
mlk_qod_sept3
Martin Luther King Jr. (Reg Lancaster/Getty Images)

Read the entire "I Have a Dream" speech here.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook. 

 Like The Root on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter


The Root 100 People's Choice Awards  
Sept. 19 2014 8:34 AM