Yesterday we had no classes as the nation honored Martin Luther King, Jr., one of America’s greatest civil rights leaders, by observing the federal holiday remembering his life and works. This holiday celebrates his birthday which was on January 15, 1929. We also remember his tragic assassination, which happened on April 4, 1968.
The following link contains a video of his most famous speech, and the transcript so you can read along. It may be difficult to understand everything, but the main message of peace, freedom, and equality will be clear.