• A Festival of Ideas
  • May 2 - 5, 2024
  • Guelph

“What Else Our Society Could Become”

Martin Luther King Jr.

1. In an interview marking the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s profoundly influential “I Have a Dream” speech, Clarence Jones, Dr. King’s speechwriter and attorney, remarked that the celebrated words “I have a dream” “were not written in the text that King prepared” (Bernstein). Instead, Dr. King went off script…

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400 Years of Inequality

400 years of inequality collage

400 Years of Inequality is a diverse coalition of organizations and individuals calling on everyone — families, friends, communities, institutions — to plan their own solemn observance of the anniversary of slavery in America, learn about their own stories and local places, and organize for a more just and equal future.  ArtsEverywhere invited Michael Roberson…

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