Listen to Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 Speech in Detroit

January 17, 2022, 7:52 AM

To commemoriate MLK Day, we post the "Walk to Freedom" speech by civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Detroit on June 23, 1963.

In delivering his speech, he gives a shout-out to "good friend" Rev. C.L. Franklin, Aretha Franklin's father.

King was killed in Memphis on April 4, 1968 at age 39. 

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