In Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, what is meant by "this shameful condition?"  

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One hundred years later, the Negro is still languished in the corners of American society and finds himself in exile in his own land. So we have come here today to dramatize an shameful condition.

The "I Have a Dream" speech was a landmark event in the history of the civil rights movement.  The part of the speech in question is referring to the condition of African-Americans in...

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