This article was written by Matthew Hampton.
It was 50 years ago on this day, Aug. 28, 1963, that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.
MLK’s speech is celebrated as an impetus for change and racial equality throughout the country and here in New York City his name and image is honored throughout.
As the iconic speech turns 50, how do you reflect on this day and the change that has been seen in the years since? Share your thoughts, memories and reflections in the comments section below.