On August 28, 1963, something quite amazing occurred. On the day, one of the largest political rallies ever took place in support of civil and economic rights of African-Americans and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave one of the most stirring speeches in history, when standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial, he delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.
About the Book – The book will was released August 15th, 2013 in commemorative of the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
“I Have a Dream”: A 50th Year Testament to the March that Changed America
By Kingonomics, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Poverty Institute, Bob Adelman
This book is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of this address and includes narrative and more than 100 stunning photos from the march in Birmingham, Alabama, through the March on Washington. The photographs come from Bob Adelman, one of the most notable photographers of this movement. His work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, and the Associated Press. It is authored by KIngonomics and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), an organization in which Dr. King served as the first president.
Bob Adelman (born 1931) is an American photographer known for his images of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Raised on Long Island, New York, he earned his B.A. at Rutgers University, Law Studies from Harvard University, and M.A. in Philosophy from Columbia University.
All photographs and images of “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” and the “March on Washington” are the property of Bob Adelman. These images have been licensed for use in “I Have A Dream: A 50th Year Testament To The March That Changed America” (Pearson) with extended marketing and promotional use online at http://www.mlk50mow.com, http://www.kingonomics.com and within the “Justice” game/app for Android and iphones.