“When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir”.
“This sweltering summer of the Negro’s legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality. Nineteen sixty-three is not an end, but a beginning.”
“I am not unmindful that some of you have come here out of great trials and tribulations. Some of you have come fresh from narrow jail cells. And some of you have come from areas where your quest — quest for freedom left you battered by the storms of persecution and staggered by the winds of police brutality”.
King is saying that ever American will see and listen to the Constitution and Declaration of Independence. They will have to follow what is being signed. They were signing the right to be free.
“I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation”.
King is saying that after nineteen sixty-three things will start to get better. Everybody will start over and not fight. Once there is equality and freedom, then the law will pass.
“Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice. Now is the time to lift our nation from the quicksands of racial injustice to the solid rock of brotherhood. Now is the time to make justice a reality for all of God’s children”
King is saying that all the people have been threw hard times do to the Police Officers killing all the blacks. It is time to stop all the riots and become one. Less fighting and more talking. Less killing and more solutions.
“I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of “interposition” and “nullification” — one day right there in Alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers”.
What King is saying is that after he is done with his speech, the United States will become a better place for both Blacks and Whites. Each and everyone will have freedom. They will all have the same rights
King is saying take away all the hate and raciest things people have said. Make it better for all the children growing up so they will live a better life. He is saying let the next generation grow up and have equal rights.
King is saying one day Blacks and Whites will treat each other with respect. They will be be able to let all the kids play with each other without any harm. It will be a new start with better laws.