Remembering Dr. King

I’ve visited the National Civil Rights Museum several times throughout recent years. I think it’s one of the must-do experiences here in Memphis. Standing near the place where Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated never ceases to move me. Although many will spotlight Dr. King’s I Have a Dream speech (which I’ve also done in the past) this MLK Day, I have decided to spotlight his final speech referred to as I’ve Been to the Mountaintop (View full text). It was actually given at the Mason Temple here in Memphis the night before his death. I created the below Wordle of this speech to present the major topics from this passionate dream of a new day.

Suggested Resources

Biography from Nobel Prize

MLK Online

Videos and Slide Shows available at YouTube, TeacherTube, and SlideShare

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Clif Mims is a Christian, husband, father, teacher, cancer warrior, and fan of the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Memphis Grizzlies.