The Dream Whisperer

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Image: The Mahalia Jackson Appreciation Society.

The King and Queen of Gospel, who made a great contribution to the world. The King that everybody loves and the Queen behind the man.

The King of Dreams.

On this day 28th August, we celebrate the memory of Dr Martin Luther King junior, who stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington and gave his iconic speech ‘I Have a Dream’ to a massive rally for jobs and freedom. There are many fascinating aspects of Dr. King’s life that remain practically unknown to the public.

 

The Queen of Gospel

Did you know that Dr King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech may not have become what it did if it wasn’t for gospel singer Mahalia Jackson‘s last minute suggestion. She was behind him on the podium at the Lincoln Memorial and urged him to talk about “The Dream” right…

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