I Have A Dream...

September 22, 2008
By Breanna Shaw, Bellingham, WA

If what he did was wrong then strike down all who cheered, walking on the stage, in front of millions of people. Sounds as if changing the world through one person, one human being is impossible. But he did it, he stood on front of the hundreds of people that looked down on his kind and was remembered by the millions of people whom supported and believed in him. One brave, black man took a stand and spoke for thousands of his kind, "I have a dream...".

If what he did was wrong then lets pretend that it never happened, let us go back to hating and discriminating our own species. Back to being frowned upon by the true leaders of our country.

If what he did was wrong... I don't want to be right.

The author's comments:
Dr. King is not the only hero that this world needs today, but he is not the last either.

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This article has 3 comments.

BunkerZ said...
on Oct. 22 2008 at 5:00 pm
I think that what he did was right. He was black so what that doesn’t mean that he doesn’t have the right to speak his mind. If it wasn’t for him we would still treat black people that way they are the same as we are in every way, shape, and size. He is my hero and I respect him with every soul of my being.

Lexie said...
on Oct. 22 2008 at 4:50 pm
I completely agree with Breanna, her article is great. I love the way she twisted it, instead of coming out and saying he is a hero she makes you read between the lines. It is hard to say anything bad about this article because of its meaning. The way she ended the article is my favorite because it is so true, when people are put down for doing the right thing it is hard not to want to be wrong.

on Oct. 22 2008 at 4:46 pm
I thought that this article was good, because it was in a poetry form. I agree with Breanna that Martin Luther King Jr. should never be forgotten. I don't see how some people think that he wasn't a hero because he had the guts to go in front of thousands of people and stand up for what he believed in.


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