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Stories with place: Rocky Mount
  • Recording of MLK's 1st 'I Have a Dream' speech discovered story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-12-15 12:22 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington in 1963, he fine-tuned his civil rights message before a much smaller audience in North Carolina.

  • Similarities between MLK's dream speeches 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 5:31 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington on Aug. 28, 1963, he drew heavily on a speech he gave eight months earlier in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Some similarities: