From last year. Still relevant.
This morning, I had the honor of being the Guest Speaker at the 26th Annual Pre-MLK Day Breakfast, sponsored by the Parker County, Texas NAACP Branch #6321. I spoke immediately after the viewing of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. A hard act to follow. Here is the text of that speech:
First and foremost, I would like to thank the Parker County branch of the NAACP for inviting me to speak this morning. It might seem a bit unusual for someone of Hispanic and Native American heritage to be speaking at an event to celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. but when one takes the time to ponder that issue, it becomes clear that we, as communities of color, have shared much throughout our parallel history as a people.
Needless to say, the speech you just heard is one of the most important speeches in American…
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