It is a day to understand what America was before the civil rights movement, a day to understand what Americans have gone through, and a day of reflection on where America is today.
Is today's America what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dreamt of?
Is today's America equal and just?
This is a speech from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Stanford on April 14, 1967 "The Other America" - a speech that is still relevant in today's America. I encourage you all to watch the video, as well as open the transcript (linked here, and quoted below) and truly hear his words and hold these words within your memory: