Details: This poster shows a photo of Martin Luther King Jr. as he is giving his famous I Have a Dream speech on Washington. He is raising his hand to the crowd, which is visible below. In the distance is the Washington Monument.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968) was a famous leader of the American civil rights movement, a political activist, and a Baptist minister. In 1964, King became the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (for his work as a peacemaker, promoting nonviolence and equal treatment for different races). King's most influential and well-known public address is the I Have A Dream speech.