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‘I Have A Dream’

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago a great American in whose symbolic shadow we stand today signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as

By Richard Szczepanowski Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON (CNS) —Recalling the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington urged people to join hands and walk together, and not alone, for justice during an interfaith prayer service marking the 50th anniversary of the civil rights

Staff Report  Thousands of Americans, mostly African-Americans, started an as yet unfinished journey to equal justice and opportunity in the summer of 1963 with the historic March on Washington. The high point of that event was a speech delivered by an Atlanta clergyman — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  His