This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice
This shows ethos by giving credit to Aberaham Lincon. he mentioned this to show how Aberaham Lincon stopped slavery. but people are still being racist
This will be the day when all of God's children will be able to sing with a new meaning, "My country, 'tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrim's pride, from every mountainside, let freedom ring."
MLK uses pathos by expressing patriotism and also by having pride in our nation, by singing its song. This makes people feel empowered to support MLK.
“But one hundred years later, we must face the tragic fact that the Negro is still not free.”
This shows logos because after having to get rid of the slaves, blacks still get treated wrongly. After a hundred years later blacks till get treated poorly.