This blog has been designed to provide information about the activities held at the social studies bilingual sections in CPI Tino Grandío (Guntín,Spain). The English language and Social Studies teachers have elaborated most of the resources you can see but our "auxiliares de conversa" also have their own page and posts. Therefore everyone is invited to have a look .

Sunday, August 25, 2013

CLIL - 50 years of Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" speech

50 years ago Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I have a dream" speech took place in Washington.

Who was Martin Luther King?
Martin Luther King was a famous activist for civil rights in the USA. His non-violent methods were powerful and influential in American society. He made people aware of the existing inequalities between black and white citizens.
In the 1950's black people did not have the same rights as white people: the could only sit on back seats in buses, went to segregated schools, etc.
Five years after this speech, in 1968,  MLK was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Why is he relevant today?
Even though the situation has changed, many Americans still think that his struggle for civil rights should continue so that real equality is achieved, and not just from a legal point of view.

Do you what to read the "I have a dream" speech?

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