Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was far more than a black civil rights leader. The legendary activist became the uplifting voice of an entire generation of black folks and a voice for a disenfranchised community that still resounds today.
For "MLK Now 2017," an annual event that celebrates the life of Dr. King and his radical achievements towards racial equality, black figures and luminaries with gather to perform and recite his iconic speeches.
In honor of this event, listen and watch Dr. King's most famous speeches below and vote for your favorite.
Get a dose of #BlackExcellence during the "MLK Now 2017" special on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 830p ET!