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:
“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: