Teachers and anyone else interested in recent American history involving the African-American Civil Rights Movement will be interested in Freedom’s Ring: King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech, a new teaching resource from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University.
Listen to Dr. King’s most famous speech and explore interviews, historical context, and lesson plans in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

Freedom’s Ring is Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, animated. Here you can compare the written and spoken speech, explore multimedia images, listen to movement activists, and uncover historical context. Fifty years ago, as the culminating address of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, King demanded the riches of freedom and the security of justice. Today, his language of love, nonviolent direct action, and redemptive suffering resonates globally in the millions who stand up for freedom together and elevate democracy to its ideals. How do the echoes of King’s Dream live within you?