Why Evolution Is True

Take 17 minutes to watch this in honor of the thousands of blacks who suffered and died to get to where we are now, and the brave men and women whose blood and toil finally dismantled official segregation in the U.S.

Martin Luther King’s famous speech on civil rights took place on August 28, 1963 in Washington D.C.  He spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. He had given snippets of the speech before, but that doesn’t detract from its power, enhanced by the cadences of Southern preaching. I was in junior high school then, living only a few miles from where this speech was given, and I well remember how it galvanized the country.

I defy you to watch the last five minutes—the crescendo—without a tear in your eye, or at least a lump in your throat. (Note: a reader below says that my embedded video isn’t viewable…

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I am a lawyer in Chicago with interests in pop culture and current politics.
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