I Have a Dream
11 teen books about oppression and civil rights
Over fifty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. and told the world about his dream for a better future. Half a century on, things have improved enormously, but there's still work to be done, and there's always the concern that things could slide backwards, given the right circumstances. In honour of King's historic speech, let's take a look at what the world once was, and guard against what it could be, if we're not careful.