Tomorrow America will look to its capital to commemorate the incredible legacy four short words left on the nation and its history.

In the summer of 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. took the podium at the Lincoln Memorial in front of an estimated 250,000 people, with millions more watching at home. People listened and watched, waiting for King to culminate the largest civil rights gathering in American history and hoping to lay witness to his already well-respected oratory skills. And, King did not dissapoint. In a 16 minute speech, King spoke of equality, progress, and most vividly, a dream. 

Now, years later, we still speak of that singular vision. When experts note great speakers, King is never far from their lips. When older people remember life-changing moments, many reference King's words on that hot day in August. His speech at the March on Washington brought an air of hope to a racially divisive country. And now, on its 50th anniversary, it still inspires promises of yet more change. In honor of his powerful and pivotal words, we compiled a list of 20 little known facts about his "I Have a Dream" speech. Gain a deeper understanding of what's behind Dr. King's famous words.

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