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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Representing the 30th District of Texas

Congresswoman Johnson’s Statement on the 55th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream Speech’

Aug 28, 2018
Press Release

Dallas, TX – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement marking the 55th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream Speech’ and the March on Washington:

“55 years after Dr. King shared his American Dream with the country, the work to bring that dream to reality continues. In front of Lincoln’s memorial, with Washington’s monument on the horizon, Dr. King addressed the crowd gathered at the end of the March on Washington. During what became a seminal moment in American history, Dr. King spoke words that still inspire us to achieve our highest ideals. On this anniversary, let us rededicate ourselves to creating a country where all are welcome, all are free and all are equal.” 

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