Quote of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr. on Police Brutality

The civil rights leader on law enforcement's treatment of African Americans.

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Martin Luther King Jr. (Martin Mills/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. 

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