King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech and Civil Rights Movement

Analyze Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech given in Washington, D.C., and explain if the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s effectively changed the nation.

What effect would the Civil Rights Acts have across the continent on minority groups? Do you think that the tactics and strategies that civil rights activists used in the 1960s would apply to today’s racial and ethnic conflicts? Why or why not? Do the ideas of the 1960s still have relevance today? If so, how? If not, why not? Analyze how the Civil Rights Movement would impact diversity in America today.