Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1963 speech where he speaks of his “dream.” In his speech, he specifically references Alabama, discusses working together and freedom. What is your reaction to the speech? What dreams might Dr. King hold today for the nation’s future for children and families?
The speech can be viewed by clicking on the following link:
I Have a Dream (speech by Dr. MLK Jr.)
A link to the Introduction is here:
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Intro)
In response, Please provide a reaction to what you have read. What is the main point Michelle Alexander (lawyer, professor and civil rights activist) is trying to make in her Introduction? How does what Michelle Alexander presents fit with your understanding, your experience, or what you previously knew about race and racial control in the United States?