Category: Protest Songs

I Have A Dream: Coversongs of the Civil Rights Movement

January 21st, 2008 — 10:48 am

No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.

It saddens me how much Dr. King’s I Have A Dream speech continues to resonate today. Sad, too, that so much of the rising generation thinks of today as just another day off.

May these few still, small, unsatisfied voices in the wilderness remind us of how far we have come — and how far we have yet to go.

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