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Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous “Mountaintop” speech fifty-two years ago today, one day before he was assassinated.

I’ve brought together some resources about that speech in this post.

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Here are speech-related resources:

First, for some context:

The real meaning of Martin Luther King Jr’s Mountaintop speech is from The Washington Post.

Martin Luther King’s last 31 hours: the story of his final prophetic speech is from The Guardian.

Here are two transcripts of the speech itself:

Here is the speech Martin Luther King Jr. gave the night before he died is from CNN.

“I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is from AFSCME.

Here is a video clip of King that night:

Here is an audio recording of the entire speech: