Posted by: John Adams | January 19, 2009

“Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory”

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last speech, delivered the day before he was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn., one Biblical generation (40 years) before Barack Obama was elected as the first black president in American history.

Click here to read the full text of the speech. It’s powerful.



  1. Certainly among the top ten, if not top five greatest speeches of all time. And, our new president shows a glimmer of greatness himself as an orator extraordinaire, but time will tell.

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